Spring Training games are here!
Month: February 2013
He came up slightly lame in Thursday’s intrasquad game, and the strain is a bit worse than originally thought.
The Cubs may be willing to take more low strikes this year.
The Cubs took down the Cubs today, thanks to a walk-off homer from Edwin Maysonet.
Ian Stewart and Josh Vitters were going to be playing today, but sore quads have them both out.
He’s focused on preparing for the regular season, and it doesn’t yet sound like there’s a serious risk of him missing time.
A number of changes are designed to rid the secondary market of those ultra-cheap tickets.
Clothes? Tattoo? Decorations in your office? Pfft. That’s nothing. Try getting a Cubs logo on your eye.
It wasn’t that long ago that James Russell came out of nowhere in the Spring to make the Cubs’ big league team.
It took just five innings for the vets to lay it on the kids. So much for pitchers being ahead of hitters. (Bonus video of Starlin Castro robbing Javier Baez.)
Soler just drilled a BOMB.
Tom Ricketts essentially says that payroll in the $130 to $140 million range won’t be sustainable until the renovation and TV deal are done.
Alfonso Soriano is one of the most discussed trade names right now, but that doesn’t mean he’s going anywhere before July.
Video of the Cubs’ top prospect in the cage, as well as new video on Brett Jackson and Jorge Soler.
Chris Rusin and Nick Struck face each other in an intrasquad game today that features a lineup of vets and lineup of youngsters.
Three Cubs prospects put together a mini episode of ‘The Walking Dead.’
67 games on WGN this year, with most of the rest on CSN or CSN+. Only a small handful of national games are planned.
Theo Epstein Speaks: Adding Players at the Deadline, Trading Players at the Deadline, Draft, Payroll, More
It’s never a bad thing when Theo Epstein offers extensive thoughts on the organization.
BN Podcast Episode 17: Spring Training with Tim Sheridan, Filling Out the Bullpen, and Campanization of Fans
The man behind the mic for the Cubs in the Spring tells all about what it’s like to be in Mesa with the Cubs. Also: bullpen bits, Campana bits, and Garza injury bits.
The Cubs say they’re looking to have more knowledgable, more appropriate guests to be conductors this year.
Can the Cubs credibly threaten to leave Wrigleyville in favor of the suburbs? Should they, even if they could?
They were two of the Diamondbacks’ biggest international signees in 2011. These are legitimate prospects.
Baseball America has Javier Baez, Albert Almora, Jorge Soler, and Arodys Vizcaino making the cut.
If you look at homegrown pitchers who debuted between 2008 and 2012, the Cubs’ situation looks extremely dire.
He’s going to rest for a week, and we’ll see what’s what after that.
He’s open to a trade under the right circumstances. Based on Soriano’s stated criteria, can we take an educated guess on his list?