Some college teams are already interested in playing a game at Wrigley Field. Catcher defense rankings, playoff notes, and super Javier Baez.
Archive for October, 2012
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.
A high-level look at the state of the Cubs’ farm system after a 2012 season that saw definite progress.
Grading the Cubs in 2012 was an ugly business. Ian Stewart drops some thoughts, and the catching situation is explored.
What becomes of them now? Particularly Wells, who was a capable starter just a couple years ago.
It’s gonna be an important offseason for the young men, who are expected to start 2013 back at AAA.
Fat paragraphs are the order of the day. The Lukewarm Stove is roaring …
Things might not look brighter on the big league diamond in 2013, but the Cubs are sticking to their plan.
Additional seats, movable wall, and more electricity coming. But a long-term plan is preferred.
The Diamondbacks have a broadcast vacancy, and Bob Brenly is technically a free agent.
He was formerly the Assistant TO the General Manager.
The Cubs’ outfielder might be more willing to include a trade if the Cubs aren’t planning on being competitive by 2014.