The Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations discussed a range of topics in a few radio interviews this morning.
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In total Lester hasn’t been bad, but he’s still figuring things out this year.
Cubs Announce More Draft Signings: Dewees, Wilson, Rose, Twomey, More (UPDATE: Sizable Bonus for Wilson)
Wilson was the Cubs’ fourth rounder and was a Vanderbilt commit, which means his signing was probably over slot. (UPDATE: Way over slot.)
Recording a podcast during Cubs games is fun … when the Cubs are doing well.
A strange and disappointing loss leads to a series split.
A chance to win the series behind Jon Lester.
Two of the Cubs’ best prospects being showcased in an All-Star game of sorts.
Kazmir has made sense as a rental for the Cubs for a while. This just adds a little to that discussion.
Maddon said it might have been the worst non-overturn he’s seen this year.
The lefty’s status for Saturday is still up in the air, so the Cubs might have to figure out a fill-in option.
The Cubs hung around in this one, but couldn’t quite get all the way back in it.
Kyle Hendricks has a chance to help the Cubs lock up this series against the Dodgers.
Turner was pitching well at AA Tennessee. Now, it’s unclear when he’ll be back.
Are the Cubs going to pick up a pitcher sooner rather than later? Are the recent Hamels/Rangers rumors going anywhere? Are the Reds selling?
It was a pitch that’s really hard to take out of the park, too. And he sent it a long, long way.
The North Florida outfielder was one of the best college bats in the draft, and I suspect the Cubs were very happy he slipped to them in the second round.
There’s still a long road ahead to get back after his broken finger, but progress is progress.
Was he a decoy? How’s his ankle? Why didn’t he bunt? Also: more discussion on multi-inning relievers for the Cubs.