Hoyer says the Cubs rode Marmol “really hard” for years, and his “fastball and slider aren’t what they used to be.” Blunt. But right.
Archive for May, 2013
After being optioned to Iowa, Stewart had the right to take 72 hours to report. But he was already with the Iowa Cubs … so what’s going on?
An abbreviated version of the preview …
He’s pitched as well as anyone on the Cubs, if not anyone in baseball over that stretch. Also, more thoughts on the rotation after Matt Garza’s return.
Comparing “prospect” stats can be misleading, or underinformative.
A series win! Scott Feldman was dominant, and the offense was huge.
An interleague makeup game on a previously-scheduled offday. Early season rainouts, FTW!
It’s a series of strangely related moves.
His fastball had life, and his stuff reportedly looked good.
It’ll happen at Wednesday’s City Council meeting, and it’s the first substantive test for the comprehensive Wrigley Renovation plan.
The answers may surprise you, as they are “not really,” and “yeah, I think maybe,” respectively. Jackson’s doing some things well, and has had some bad luck.
A warning, I’m going to bust out the mental calculator, which is always flawed (but possibly interesting).
The prospect-heavy Cougars keep on winning.