Articles by: Brett Taylor


Enhanced Box Score: White Sox 5, Cubs 4 – July 25, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: White Sox 5, Cubs 4 – July 25, 2016

Hooray a comeback! Oh, but then a walk-off loss.

by July 25, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores
Chicago Cubs Lineup: Russell Back In, Fowler DH’s

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Russell Back In, Fowler DH’s

Good to see Russell back in there.

by July 25, 2016 Cubs Lineups

Cubs Announce Aroldis Chapman Trade, Release Statements from Tom Ricketts and Chapman

Cubs Announce Aroldis Chapman Trade, Release Statements from Tom Ricketts and Chapman

Chapman: “I regret that I did not exercise better judgment and for that I am truly sorry. Looking back, I feel I have learned from this matter and have grown as a person.”

Chicago Cubs Reportedly to Acquire Aroldis Chapman for Torres, Warren, McKinney, Crawford

Chicago Cubs Reportedly to Acquire Aroldis Chapman for Torres, Warren, McKinney, Crawford

It’s a significant package to give up for a reliever, but it’s a reliever who might be as impactful as any playoff-bound reilever in baseball.

Joe Nathan’s Solid Debut and an Increasingly Crowded Bullpen and Other Bullets

Joe Nathan’s Solid Debut and an Increasingly Crowded Bullpen and Other Bullets

The bullpen could be dramatically improved in short order.

by July 25, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
The Latest on the Cubs and Aroldis Chapman Trade Rumors (UPDATES: Done Deal?)

The Latest on the Cubs and Aroldis Chapman Trade Rumors (UPDATES: Done Deal?)

What exactly is preventing the deal from being finalized? How valuable is Chapman?

Wake Up and Watch Anthony Rizzo Clear the Bases and Give the Cubs a Comeback Win

Wake Up and Watch Anthony Rizzo Clear the Bases and Give the Cubs a Comeback Win

Capping off a dramatic comeback yesterday. It was awesome, and the win felt like a huge swing.

by July 25, 2016 Chicago Cubs News

Weekend Catch-Up: Rumors All Over, Cubs Wins, Roster Moves, Chapman, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Rumors All Over, Cubs Wins, Roster Moves, Chapman, More

The biggest heat came last night from the rumor mill, but the weekend was actually full of news and rumors.

REPORTS: Cubs and Yankees Working on Aroldis Chapman, Gleyber Torres Trade (UPDATES)

REPORTS: Cubs and Yankees Working on Aroldis Chapman, Gleyber Torres Trade (UPDATES)

Trade talks are apparently very much going on, and a deal could be close.

by July 24, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Brewers 5 – July 24, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Brewers 5 – July 24, 2016

What a comeback win!

by July 24, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores
Addison Russell Leaves Game with Left Heel Bruise

Addison Russell Leaves Game with Left Heel Bruise

Hopefully it won’t be a long-term issue.

by July 24, 2016 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Reportedly “Pushing Hard” for Aroldis Chapman, Mystery Team Also In (UPDATES)

Cubs Reportedly “Pushing Hard” for Aroldis Chapman, Mystery Team Also In (UPDATES)

The Cubs are looking for an impact arm, we know that.

by July 24, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Adam Warren Sent Back to Iowa, Joe Nathan Activated

Adam Warren Sent Back to Iowa, Joe Nathan Activated

It’s Warren heading out, and not Clayton Richard.