The one-game Wild Card playoff is probably here to stay. Instructionals have ended, but the Fall League rolls on.
Archive for October, 2012
How did the Cardinals do that? How do they ALWAYS do that?
Dempster may have simply been complimenting his current team, but it felt like the Cubs were in the back of his mind.
A look at the past, present, and future of the Cubs’ pitcher and player of the year in 2012.
Tom Ricketts wrote to season ticket holders, the Cubs broke ground on a high school ballpark, and I make a podcast appearance.
Another possible low-risk, high-reward pitcher is going to be on the market. Seems like a very good fit for the Cubs.
The Cubs’ Scouting and Development Chief discusses a number of minor leaguers.
The future is still about that “foundation for sustained success” thing. Also: the Cubs do a lot for the community.
The Cubs’ top prospect comes in for more love, from a variety of sources. Also, the return of Steve Stone?
The Mayor could be trying to use the ISFA to help fund the renovation … or not. Whatever the case, he and the Governor are butting heads, and the Cubs are in the middle.
Javier Baez being Javier Baez.
Some college teams are already interested in playing a game at Wrigley Field. Catcher defense rankings, playoff notes, and super Javier Baez.
The Cubs may not select from the tip top of the pitching market this offseason, but they could still have plenty of options.
Top prospect Javier Baez is the headliner, and is one of the youngest players in the league.
Crap show, The Twitter, eye-ballin’ … but no golly? No cat’s pajamas? Also, the Cubs don’t fare so well on a new prospect list.
Even if that wasn’t an issue, there are plenty of reasons to shy away from the top righty on the market.