Articles by: Brett Taylor

Jason Heyward Already in Arizona Working with His New Hitting Coach (and BP VIDEO)

Jason Heyward Already in Arizona Working with His New Hitting Coach (and BP VIDEO)

It looks like baseball, folks!

Brewers Keep Unloading: Trade Khris Davis to the A’s for Prospects

Brewers Keep Unloading: Trade Khris Davis to the A’s for Prospects

Everything must go!

by February 12, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Mets Reliever Jenrry Mejia Test Positive a Third Time for PEDs, Permanently Banned

Mets Reliever Jenrry Mejia Test Positive a Third Time for PEDs, Permanently Banned

Twice? Maybe I could possibly understand failing tests twice. But a third time? Seriously?

by February 12, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Chicago Cubs Claim Lefty C.J. Riefenhauser Off Waivers, DFA Edgar Olmos

Chicago Cubs Claim Lefty C.J. Riefenhauser Off Waivers, DFA Edgar Olmos

The 26-year-old lefty – Riefenhauser, that is – has a lot of talent, but hasn’t been able to stick in the big leagues.

Sounds Like the Cubs Aren’t Most Likely for Lazarito, But Other Cuban Prospects in Play (UPDATE)

Sounds Like the Cubs Aren’t Most Likely for Lazarito, But Other Cuban Prospects in Play (UPDATE)

The price tag could simply grow too large on Lazarito. But there are other options out there.

Finally, a Team Picked Ahead of the Cubs and Other Bullets

Finally, a Team Picked Ahead of the Cubs and Other Bullets

Are the Giants a better bet to win 90 games than the Cubs? One bookmaker thinks so. And it’s kind of a relief.

by February 12, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Chicago Cubs Announce 2016 Television Broadcast Schedule

Chicago Cubs Announce 2016 Television Broadcast Schedule

The full rundown of games, and a reminder about the Cubs’ unique TV situation.

by February 11, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Lazarito Decision Looms, Cubs Still Mentioned as Suitor

Lazarito Decision Looms, Cubs Still Mentioned as Suitor

It sounds like teams are still waiting on a decision. It’s a big one, so the young man can take his time a bit.

Theo Epstein on Player Aging Curves and Other Bullets

Theo Epstein on Player Aging Curves and Other Bullets

A player’s typical peak has moved back into the age 27 range, which is notable for the Cubs. Plus: monster Cubs homers, nickname generation, more.

by February 11, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Whoa: Keith Law Ranks Cubs Farm System 4th Best in Baseball

Whoa: Keith Law Ranks Cubs Farm System 4th Best in Baseball

That’s an extremely lofty ranking for a system that just graduated so much impact talent. Say it with me: quality depth for miles.

by February 10, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Yovani Gallardo Reportedly Moving Close to a Deal with the Orioles

Yovani Gallardo Reportedly Moving Close to a Deal with the Orioles

If the O’s do sign Gallardo, maybe they’ll get even more aggressive on another qualified free agent like Dexter Fowler.

by February 10, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Is Dexter Fowler’s Price Tag Going to Top Out at a Mere Two Years and $20 Million?

Is Dexter Fowler’s Price Tag Going to Top Out at a Mere Two Years and $20 Million?

At that price, even though he’s not an obvious fit for the Cubs, they’d have to consider it, right?

The 2012 Cubs as Compared to the 2015 Cubs and Other Bullets

The 2012 Cubs as Compared to the 2015 Cubs and Other Bullets

Yeah, the 2015 team was a lot better. Cubs Twitter fight, love for Leathersich, Marlins ZiPS, and more.

by February 10, 2016 Chicago Cubs News