It’s been a terrible week for the Giants. Also: the Cubs lose a pitching prospect to a suspension, and possibly another one to the Orioles.
A couple highlights for the Cubs from a couple guys that are crushing Spring Training.
A moment of panic subsides into everything-is-fine.
I love every bit of this prank war.
The 23-year-old lefty had a nice camp, but he’ll get more time in the minor leagues.
In recent days, an extra position player seemed to be under consideration, but that isn’t the way the Cubs will go.
That could prove a big whiff for a team in a competitive window in need of stable starting pitching.
YOOOOOO. I’ll take that.
Strop looked and felt healthy, so that’s a good sign.
From the sound of things, it isn’t an absolute lock that Chris Gimenez will get the gig over Victor Caratini
The Brewers can’t afford pitching injuries.
Also, the Cubs are one of the teams projected for a big bounce-back season. … from a year they won 92 games and went to the NLCS.
It’s kinda like he has 18 pitches to work with.
Can’t keep ’em all, I guess. You probably barely remember Alvarez anyway.
I think there are just a handful of teams in the conversation, and the Cubs are right there.
I’d say he was actually feeling pretty good.
The Cubs have some of the best guys you could learn from if you were a young pitcher.
It doesn’t seem like a serious situation, though, so don’t freak.
The federal government may have just derped its way into a baseball fight.
MLB’s holiday uniforms have been unveiled, and the Cubs’ looks are solid.
The Dodgers – like the Cubs – are reasonably well-stocked on the bench to move guys around and cover.
Not that he was going to show the Reds too much.
I’m just over here getting myself excited.
Recent history says that the answer to that question, though, is still “no.” But that doesn’t mean they can’t get a lot better on the bases.