Articles by: Brett Taylor


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

Sooo the Yankees and Dellin Betances Aren’t Exactly Best Buds Right Now

Sooo the Yankees and Dellin Betances Aren’t Exactly Best Buds Right Now

Betances lost his arbitration hearing today, and then the Yankees president decided to say some things.

by February 18, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Cubs Owner Tom Ricketts Speaks: The Win, Trophy, Wrigley Work, TV Deal, CBA, More

Cubs Owner Tom Ricketts Speaks: The Win, Trophy, Wrigley Work, TV Deal, CBA, More

A short and active offseason comes to a close, as the Cubs look ahead to 2017.

by February 18, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Who is Kris Bryant? That’s Not Just a Question, It’s ‘Jeopardy’ Trivia That No One Knew (VIDEO)

Who is Kris Bryant? That’s Not Just a Question, It’s ‘Jeopardy’ Trivia That No One Knew (VIDEO)

Come on, college ‘Jeopardy’ players!

by February 18, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, Cubs Humor
Schwarber’s Catching Pose, Contreras and Lester, Harper’s Return, and Other Bullets

Schwarber’s Catching Pose, Contreras and Lester, Harper’s Return, and Other Bullets

It’s the first full-squad workout day for the Cubs in Arizona. Please don’t rain.

by February 18, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

Jon Lester Working – Successfully! – on His Throws to First Base (VIDEO)

Jon Lester Working – Successfully! – on His Throws to First Base (VIDEO)

Watch out, runners.

by February 17, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
BIF: Mallex Smith Remembers His Time With the Mariners Fondly – He Was a Mariner for One Hour

BIF: Mallex Smith Remembers His Time With the Mariners Fondly – He Was a Mariner for One Hour

From Baseball is Fun: I am cracking up. Funny guy.

by February 17, 2017 Baseball is Fun
The Financial and Other Advantages of Trading for Wade Davis and Other Bullets

The Financial and Other Advantages of Trading for Wade Davis and Other Bullets

The trade makes a list of the top offseason moves for a number of reasons. That, and much more this morning.

Chicago Cubs Announce 2017 Regular Season TV Broadcast Schedule

Chicago Cubs Announce 2017 Regular Season TV Broadcast Schedule

As in recent years past, the Cubs’ rights are divided up among three local channels.

by February 16, 2017 Chicago Cubs News