Archive for 2014


Friday Afternoon Fun: Cubs, Mariners, Rays in a David Price Three-Team Deal?

Friday Afternoon Fun: Cubs, Mariners, Rays in a David Price Three-Team Deal?

That’s the explicit speculation of Buster Olney a little while ago. Let’s discuss, on the understand that we’re just having some fun.

by July 18, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo Working Out Next Week, Will Sign Soon

Lukewarm Stove: Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo Working Out Next Week, Will Sign Soon

The 27-year-old outfielder could be an impact starter, or a mere role player. It’s hard to know.

by July 18, 2014 MLB News and Rumors

Chicago Cubs Reportedly Make Another International Signing: RHP Emilio Ferrebus

Chicago Cubs Reportedly Make Another International Signing: RHP Emilio Ferrebus

The 16-year-old righty is from Venezuela, and gets a $250,000 signing bonus.

Prospect Homer Party: Bryant, Baez, Russell, Soler, Vogelbach, Villanueva (VIDEO)

Prospect Homer Party: Bryant, Baez, Russell, Soler, Vogelbach, Villanueva (VIDEO)

Last night, it was Cubs Rapture. Homers for every Cubs prospect, and smiles for every Cubs fan. Once we woke up, that is.

by July 18, 2014 Chicago Cubs News
Series Preview: Cubs v. Diamondbacks, July 18 – July 20, 2014

Series Preview: Cubs v. Diamondbacks, July 18 – July 20, 2014

A battle of two teams on the road to a rough final couple months as we come out of the break.

by July 18, 2014 Series Previews
Javier Baez Was Solid at Second Base Last Night, Will Be There For “Several Days

Javier Baez Was Solid at Second Base Last Night, Will Be There For “Several Days

If Baez gets an extended look at second base, does it tell us anything about what’s coming?

Resetting for the Second Half and Other Bullets

Resetting for the Second Half and Other Bullets

The Cubs come out of the break buried in last place. But there’s still quite a bit going on for them.

by July 18, 2014 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Minor League Daily: Other Than Homers

Cubs Minor League Daily: Other Than Homers

It was a great day on the mound for the Cubs yesterday, in addition to all of the homers.

Javier Baez is Starting at Second Base for the Iowa Cubs Tonight

Javier Baez is Starting at Second Base for the Iowa Cubs Tonight

The AAA shortstop is starting the process of expanding his positional versatility, it seems.

Keith Law Updates His Prospect Rankings, and, Yup, Kris Bryant is on Top

Keith Law Updates His Prospect Rankings, and, Yup, Kris Bryant is on Top

And Jorge Soler comes in for some love, too. Well, and also all those other guys.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: A Week Later, Where Do Things Stand?

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: A Week Later, Where Do Things Stand?

Everyone seems to be ready to move forward, but things remain just on the cusp of actually moving forward.

by July 17, 2014 Chicago Cubs News

Baseball is Back Tomorrow, Which Means One-Day Fantasy Baseball is Back, Too!

Baseball is Back Tomorrow, Which Means One-Day Fantasy Baseball is Back, Too!

Get back into the swing with a shot at a $15,000 prize pool.

by July 17, 2014 Fantasy Baseball
Sorting Out the Chicago Cubs’ Roster Situation Coming Out of the Break

Sorting Out the Chicago Cubs’ Roster Situation Coming Out of the Break

Does Arismendy Alcantara stick around? For how long? And who else goes out?

by July 17, 2014 Analysis and Commentary
Bringing Up Kris Bryant and Other Bullets

Bringing Up Kris Bryant and Other Bullets

Unsurprisingly, Bryant’s agent Scott Boras would like to see his client up sooner rather than later.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Super Soler

Cubs Minor League Daily: Super Soler

Just how good has Jorge Soler been in a small sample at AA this year? How does “better than Kris Bryant” hit you?