With the positional players set for Opening Day, what might the Cubs’ lineup variations look like?
Archive for March, 2014
No, Mike Olt and Ryan Kalish don’t make the Cubs a playoff team. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t reasons to smile.
It’s not downright crazy money in the new normal, but I don’t really see the upside for the Tigers.
The Cubs beat the White Sox (again), and close out the Cactus League at 13-18-1.
With Olt and Kalish in the fold, how does everything else shake out?
Starlin Castro will play in a minor league game today, instead. Today is the Cactus League finale, by the way.
I don’t have an Arrested Development picture for Ryan Kalish. But you can put one there in your mind.
The Pirates locked up another young star, and the Dodgers are already meeting about Yasiel Puig.
The annual Business of Baseball is out, and the Cubs pretty much are what we thought they were.
Effusive and deserved praise for the Cubs’ stockpile of talent at third base.
It seems that way at first blush, but the moves are equally consistent with other possibilities.
The wind was howling, and the other team was homering.
Kalish remains a real possibility for the Opening Day roster, but even if he doesn’t make it, he could be up soon.
Javier Baez at short, Mike Olt at third, and Jeff Samardzija on the mound.