He missed a little time with a shoulder issue, but Jen-Ho Tseng appears to be fully back. Also: some other dudes are dominating.
Archive for 2014
Obsessive Samardzija Trade Watch: Extension Implications and Calculations, Royals and Duffy, Braves and Floyd
Does the fact that Samardzija reportedly rejected a big offer hurt his trade value? How about the Royals’ Danny Duffy?
The Cubs welcome the Pirates to Wrigley after seeing the Pirates in Pittsburgh just 10 days ago.
A 23-year-old slugging corner outfielder who can be had for just money? Sound like a fit? Um, yes please.
The Cubs could reportedly go a unique route over the next five years. You might want to buy those rabbit ears.
If Castro’s resurgence in 2014 was your biggest hope, he’s probably exceeding even that.
The sparkle took four at bats to shine through, but you cannot hold it down for long.
It’s good to know that Stinnett is officially in the fold. He reportedly gets $1 million.
So many ways to have fun. I choose this one.
Villanueva was struggling offensively at AAA, so he’ll get a chance to get back on track at AA.
I do not, however, recommend diving head-first into your winnings.
Norwood was expected to be a top 3/4 round type pick, and White was a teammate of Jake Stinnett’s.
If the Royals wanted to jump the market on Jeff Samardzija, would they have the pieces to do it?
Small sample, sure. But the results are consistent with apparent approach changes and obviously excellent stuff.
Jordan Hankins and Jeimer Candelario are also on the move, plus lots more on the Cubs last two top picks.
The Cubs’ catcher has been getting over a rib cage injury.
Kris, Arodys, Armando, and Luke. And, hopefully, you.