Articles by: Brett Taylor


Must-Read Sammy Sosa Interview: “If I could have done it again, I would have done it differently.”

Must-Read Sammy Sosa Interview: “If I could have done it again, I would have done it differently.”

Sosa regrets his decision to leave early on the final day of 2004, though he’s not ready to reach out to the Cubs and ask back into the fold.

by February 21, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Commissioner Manfred: No Substantive Rules Changes Due to “Lack of Cooperation” from Players

Commissioner Manfred: No Substantive Rules Changes Due to “Lack of Cooperation” from Players

This sounds ominous. But limits on rules changes will probably make many happy.

by February 21, 2017 MLB News and Rumors

Two Finally’s in One: Nationals Reportedly Add a Notable Free Agent, Matt Wieters Signs

Two Finally’s in One: Nationals Reportedly Add a Notable Free Agent, Matt Wieters Signs

The Nationals improve slightly.

by February 21, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Remember When Kyle Schwarber Debuted in Spring Training … on His Birthday … with a Grand Slam?

Remember When Kyle Schwarber Debuted in Spring Training … on His Birthday … with a Grand Slam?

This guy has so many ridiculous and dramatic moments that I almost forgot about this one. Almost.

by February 21, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Tommy La Stella Talks About His Time Away from the Cubs Last Year – What’s Next for Him?

Tommy La Stella Talks About His Time Away from the Cubs Last Year – What’s Next for Him?

It’s not really possible to know right now how things are going to play out at the end of the Cubs’ bench.

Cubs Could Have the Two Top Comeback Player Contenders? and Other Bullets

Cubs Could Have the Two Top Comeback Player Contenders? and Other Bullets

They have to actually perform well, but Kyle Schwarber and Jason Heyward sure have the ability to do it.

Cubs Announce 2017 Promotional Schedule: Replica Trophy, Final Out Bobblehead, Rizzo Emoji Cap, More

Cubs Announce 2017 Promotional Schedule: Replica Trophy, Final Out Bobblehead, Rizzo Emoji Cap, More

GIVE ME THAT REPLICA TROPHY, YO!

by February 21, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Pitchers and Hitters Doing Live Batting Practice Today (VIDEOS)

Cubs Pitchers and Hitters Doing Live Batting Practice Today (VIDEOS)

And yes, that means more Jason Heyward swing video.

by February 20, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Pitching Plans for the First Couple Weeks of Spring Training

Cubs Pitching Plans for the First Couple Weeks of Spring Training

The front four in the Cubs’ rotation won’t get going for a little while.

by February 20, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
BIF: SIGN HIM UP! Fan Makes Incredible Catch Over the Wall

BIF: SIGN HIM UP! Fan Makes Incredible Catch Over the Wall

From Baseball is Fun: Sometimes, the best glove in the building is sitting over the wall.

by February 20, 2017 Baseball is Fun
Dexter Fowler Reacts to Travel Ban, Some Cardinals Fans React Badly, Fowler Responds

Dexter Fowler Reacts to Travel Ban, Some Cardinals Fans React Badly, Fowler Responds

Like it or not, this kind of thing is going to come up a lot in our baseball world.

by February 20, 2017 Meta, MLB News and Rumors

Getting Rondon and Strop Back to Where They Were and Other Bullets

Getting Rondon and Strop Back to Where They Were and Other Bullets

The Cubs will have to be careful not to lean too heavily on the duo even if they are healthy and ready to go.

Weekend Catch-Up: Cubs on Top, Draft History, Schwarber Catching, Ricketts Interview, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Cubs on Top, Draft History, Schwarber Catching, Ricketts Interview, More

Catch yourself up from the first full weekend of Spring Training. Which featured a lot of stuff … just not a lot of Spring Training.

by February 20, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Kris Bryant Significantly Improved Contact AND Power Last Year and Other Bullets

Kris Bryant Significantly Improved Contact AND Power Last Year and Other Bullets

That’s a tough combo to pull off, especially to the extremes that Bryant did.

That’s Cub: It’s Time to Hype You Up (VIDEO)

That’s Cub: It’s Time to Hype You Up (VIDEO)

It’s time. We’re ready.

by February 19, 2017 Chicago Cubs News