If you took the long holiday weekend, may you catch yourself back up on the Cubs’ world this morning …
Friday, December 30
- Willson Contreras’s debut in 2016 came with a bang.
- The best games of 2017 features a Cubs game on top.
- Michael did a deep dive on Koji Uehara, the other reliever with dominant numbers the Cubs picked up in December.
- WGN released aerial video of the work going on inside Wrigley Field, and it’s pretty amazing that they’ll get it back into playing shape in just a few months.
Saturday, December 31
- A Cubs World Series story at Baseball is Fun featuring Bill Murray, Jon Hamm, and an ill-fated Cardinals cap.
- The Cubs’ catches of the year.
- New Year’s Eve Bullets included the stories of the year, a Hall of Fame discussion, and more.
Sunday, January 1
- Limited activity for New Year’s Day, but the Bullets included expectations for 2017 for the Cubs.
Monday, January 2
- Remembering Kyle Hendricks’ Game Six performance in the NLCS – it may have been the best of the year.
- A Cubs item at Baseball is Fun, with a poor bat boy sent out to find the “key” to the batter’s box.
- The Monday Bullets had a heavy Tommy La Stella-bent, as we considered what his future looks like.
- Luke looked at Cubs utility prospect Chesny Young, and the year ahead.
- The latest from the Lukewarm Stove, including a rumor that Jason Hammel’s market consists of only one-year offers.
- The top five-selling MLB jerseys of the year were revealed, and there were three Cubs in the top four.