That “crazy” Tim Lincecum contract has me thinking about the long-term movements in the player contract market. How should the Cubs proceed?
Month: October 2013
The outfield prospect reportedly had to step away from the AFL for a few days for a residency issue, and is still “raw.”
And it’s left Myles cheering for the Cardinals. Again.
It’s a staggering contract for a pitcher who has been anything but top shelf the last two years.
The Cubs keep popping up with Robinson Cano, and I have to keep pooping on it. More Cubs and Brian McCann, and a bunch of other stuff, too.
Another job opens up, while one closes. Is there any impact on the Cubs?
Soler is coming back from a stress fracture in his leg, and it’s a bit of a process.
Checking in on where things stand after a relatively busy weekend.
He’s always had a great bat, and had a productive partial career at N.C. State.
Short and sweet? Or just short? In any event, it’s at a close.
This will be fun for everyone!
The Rangers’ pitching coach has been down this road before, but the Red Sox’s bench coach is a new name.
Give him an award? He’ll give you back a couple long home runs. Also, Mike Olt’s vision issues may finally be under wraps.
He gets a minor league deal and (presumably) a bonus. The Cubs were once rumored to be involved.
Arizona Fall League action continues, international signees get work, and Cubs prospects get analyzed.
The Mayor introduces some ordinances to help wrap up some issues for the Cubs, but questions linger.
Intriguing outfielder for free? Sure, maybe. It’s worth discussing, at least.
It could wind up being a huge win for the White Sox, or a huge oops.
Ratings are declining and WGN wants to save some money.
Sahadev and I made some predictions before the season. We did not do well.
One Korean report says they are. If so, how exciting is he as a possible signing?
It’ll be good for both Bard and the Cubs. Also: other stuff.
I am exploring expanding BN coverage to the Bears, which would have its own section on the site.
Is McCann a $100 million man? Another international arm, the price of Price, and more.
As young pitchers step up in the playoffs, it’s fair to wonder: who might that guy be for the Cubs? Pierce Johnson? C.J. Edwards? Paul Blackburn?
The Cubs are one of just a handful of teams without a mascot. Also: the Cardinals are up 3-1 in yet another NLCS. Didn’t work out last year …