October 2013

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Sweet: C.J. Edwards is MiLB.com’s Pitcher of the Year

Sweet: C.J. Edwards is MiLB.com’s Pitcher of the Year

It’s quite a major award for the skinny hurler after a dominant 2013 season.

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Second Interviews Could Be Coming Soon

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Second Interviews Could Be Coming Soon

Although the Cubs can’t make any announcements this week (World Series), the process continues.

Escalating Salaries, the Merit of Extensions, and a Suggested Offseason Strategy

Escalating Salaries, the Merit of Extensions, and a Suggested Offseason Strategy

That “crazy” Tim Lincecum contract has me thinking about the long-term movements in the player contract market. How should the Cubs proceed?

Jorge Soler Redux and Other Bullets

Jorge Soler Redux and Other Bullets

The outfield prospect reportedly had to step away from the AFL for a few days for a residency issue, and is still “raw.”

Myles: How Did My Postseason Predictions Shake Out? I’m Awesome. That’s How.

Myles: How Did My Postseason Predictions Shake Out? I’m Awesome. That’s How.

And it’s left Myles cheering for the Cardinals. Again.

Market Continues to Shift: Giants Re-Sign Tim Lincecum for Two Years and $35 Million

Market Continues to Shift: Giants Re-Sign Tim Lincecum for Two Years and $35 Million

It’s a staggering contract for a pitcher who has been anything but top shelf the last two years.

Lukewarm Stove: Cano, Kershaw, Guerrero, McCann, Phillips, Choo, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cano, Kershaw, Guerrero, McCann, Phillips, Choo, More

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.

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Leyland/Baker/Mattingly Implications, Maddux, Renteria, Lovullo

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Leyland/Baker/Mattingly Implications, Maddux, Renteria, Lovullo

Another job opens up, while one closes. Is there any impact on the Cubs?