These videos are like a good horror flick: they terrify and excite.
Month: March 2014
No Mike Olt at third base, and a lineup of mostly regulars. Tonight’s game is on MLB Network, by the way.
The Chicago Cubs Financial Story: the Payroll, the Debt, and the Syncing of Baseball and Business Plans
A comprehensive look at the complicated financial realities of the rebuild in Chicago.
A chat for the social media masses. Huge love for C.J. Edwards, upside in college arms, and much more.
Castro’s body meter is up to 90%, Olt should start at third tonight, and McDonald is resting.
It’s easy to get caught up in the prospect hype, but don’t forget about the guy who’s already in the show.
The Cubs took a big league early only to see the game slip away late. Midseason form?
These guys love Spring night games. Both swings are things of beauty.
Not a split-squad day today, but it is a night game. So that’s different-ish. Interesting lineup tonight.
Some guys who actually had a shot at a job on the big team went out today, though none was a surprise.
Taking investing in technology and analytics to the next level.
No one will argue that catching is the strength of the Cubs’ system, but it might be better than we think.
The rash of pitching injuries around baseball will kick up the rumor mill, if not the actual transaction wire.
The usual suspects are on top, but some really interesting arms make an appearance down the list.
It sounds like the Cubs are still discussing the plan for the sign with Budweiser. Any rooftop implications here?
Olt could play third base today, and Castro could run the bases.
Even as the Cubs struggle, smart people around the game still know what’s coming: a very good Cubs organization.
The Cubs can only split their split-squad days. They know no other approach.
Apparently his second pitch sailed to the backstop, and his day was done.
The Cubs are leading the league in split squad games. Maybe. I don’t know. But there are two more today.
Prospect pundits saw him in force this weekend, and all came away hugely impressed.
He’s had trouble with his throwing shoulder all Spring, and has yet to play at third base. May have just needed a break.
Bad news for a number of teams around baseball. Is it good news for the opportunistic Cubs?
The lot will hold up to 1000 cars, and will feature a free shuttle to and from Wrigley.
Arrieta has successfully thrown live BP, but he’s likely to start the year on the DL. Let’s discuss the fill-in candidates.
No surprise there in the headline, but the extent to which those things are true is amazing.