March 2013

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Around the League: Tanking is an Appropriate Strategy, According to Bud Selig

Around the League: Tanking is an Appropriate Strategy, According to Bud Selig

It’s what the Astros are doing, and Selig says it’s OK with him. Plus stuff from Scott Boras, stuff on groundball pitchers, and stuff on roster construction.

The Best Defensive Team in Spring Training? Dale Sveum Thinks It’s the Cubs

The Best Defensive Team in Spring Training? Dale Sveum Thinks It’s the Cubs

Even if it’s true, does it really matter?

Pre-Gamin’: Mariners v. Cubs (2:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Mariners v. Cubs (2:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Say farewell to HoHoKam, as the Cubs get ready to move on. It’s also their last Cactus League game of the season.

Gauging the Farm Depth: Outfield

Gauging the Farm Depth: Outfield

At the top of the Cubs prospect list, you’re going to find several outfielders. But how’s the depth looking?

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Rooftop Owner Confirms They’ve Been Cut Out of Talks

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Rooftop Owner Confirms They’ve Been Cut Out of Talks

Alderman Tunney is the vehicle by which the rooftop owners still have a seat at the negotiating table. They are not directly involved, though they wish they were.

BN Podcast Episode 22: A Season Preview Spectacular

BN Podcast Episode 22: A Season Preview Spectacular

What’s on tap for the Cubs? For the other 29 teams? For the playoffs? For the break-out players?

The Eighth Cut is the Bullet-iest and Other Bullets

The Eighth Cut is the Bullet-iest and Other Bullets

Cory Wade has been told that he won’t be making the team, which means the bullpen spot is probably going to Hisanori Takahashi.

Cubs Pitching Prospect Juan Carlos Paniagua Having Visa Problems

Cubs Pitching Prospect Juan Carlos Paniagua Having Visa Problems

The U.S. Consolate has been asking for additional paperwork, and Paniagua’s arrival to the United States has been delayed.