The Cubs can take the series 3-1 with a win today. Jason Hammel is making his first start since getting smacked in the hand.
Month: May 2014
The 41-year-old slugger will serve as a player-coach at AAA Iowa.
Mark your calendars for many-a-thing. Drafting, signing, visiting, etc.
It’s a conversation worth having, but I’m not sure there’s much here other than “people like money.”
Bryant now leads the Southern League in OPS by 150 points. Unbelievable.
Travis Wood shuts ’em down and drives ’em in.
Last night was the Cubs’ worst loss of the year, so it can only get better. I think.
The Cubs go for positional guys in the two newest mock drafts, and they pass on Tyler Kolek in both.
You can’t say too much positively about that particular start, so I won’t try. More reno bits, and a prospect injury update.
Hey there, butt-kickin’. Haven’t seen you in a while.
Going for five of six, and nobody even remembers what that one was, right?
Treatcho-self. In other words, play and win some stuff for free.
The Cubs’ two biggest international signings last year are playing in Extended Spring Training right now. How are they looking?
A few new teams to discuss, and the pressing needs of some old ones.
Gaining 73 points in OPS in one game? Yeah, I’d say you had a good one. I’d also say “small sample,” I guess.
Would the Cubs consider the helium catcher at number four? Also: where do some of the high school bats rank this year versus last year?
Ever ask a fire how it feels about water? Also: Samardzija analysis, Edwards update, Bryant dominance, and more.
A huge game from Javier Baez has him rolling, and Brett offers thoughts on his Kane County stop.
Jake Arrieta with a great outing, and Anthony Rizzo with a long homer.
Jake Arrieta returns to the rotation after a mini-hiatus, and the Cubs could use a good, long start.
The righty left his last start after just four innings and 47 pitches.
You can make a team in just about three minutes. This cat wants to see you get paid.
The Cubs will seek to add quite a bit more signage to the outfield, as well as dramatically expand player facilities.
Whether he’s winning with the Cubs or not, the folks who matter are seeing what he’s doing.
Need cheering up after yesterday’s loss? Wrigley renovation news didn’t do it for it? Here: watch some dingers.
Shaking off yesterday’s ugliness, and heading out west.