Articles by: Brett Taylor


Rangers Reportedly “Making Significant Push” on Tyson Ross, Who Visited Today

Rangers Reportedly “Making Significant Push” on Tyson Ross, Who Visited Today

The Cubs are reportedly still in the mix for Ross, though.

Baseball’s Best Prospects, According to the Execs

Baseball’s Best Prospects, According to the Execs

There are no Cubs on the lists, but a couple big names do touch on the Cubs.


BIF: Records and Milestones Will be Reached in 2017, But Who Will Be the Ones to Do It?

BIF: Records and Milestones Will be Reached in 2017, But Who Will Be the Ones to Do It?

From Baseball is Fun: Adrian Beltre, for example, is so close to so many milestones. Just don’t rub his head when he gets there.

by January 4, 2017 Baseball is Fun
Dreaming on the Legal Loophole That Could Make Mike Trout a Free Agent Today

Dreaming on the Legal Loophole That Could Make Mike Trout a Free Agent Today

It’s a real law, and it really could apply in this way. It almost certainly won’t, but it’s not insane to think about.

Remember Albert Almora Jr.’s Defensive Debut, and Incredible NLDS Catch?

Remember Albert Almora Jr.’s Defensive Debut, and Incredible NLDS Catch?

That NLDS catch would have been an all-timer in another life.

by January 4, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
The Two Sides of the Sammy Sosa Hall of Fame Case and Other Bullets

The Two Sides of the Sammy Sosa Hall of Fame Case and Other Bullets

There are reasons to say yes and reasons to say no to Sosa in the Hall. How’s he polling right now?

Notable Statistics, Soft Soler Projection, and Other Bullets

Notable Statistics, Soft Soler Projection, and Other Bullets

If Jorge Soler performs only as well as ZiPS projects, no one will have any lingering doubts about the Wade Davis trade.


Cubs Reportedly Close to Re-Signing Munenori Kawasaki

Cubs Reportedly Close to Re-Signing Munenori Kawasaki

Muni! Come back!

Weekend Catch-Up: Best of the Year, Expectations for 2017, Work at Wrigley, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Best of the Year, Expectations for 2017, Work at Wrigley, More

Take a long holiday weekend? That sounds good to me. But get yourself back into the swing today.

The Tommy La Stella Roster Spot Question and Other Bullets

The Tommy La Stella Roster Spot Question and Other Bullets

Is La Stella a lock for the roster? If not, is that going to be a problem?

Remember When Kyle Hendricks Dominated the Dodgers to Send the Cubs to the World Series?

Remember When Kyle Hendricks Dominated the Dodgers to Send the Cubs to the World Series?

The best Cubs pitching performance of the year?

by January 2, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Happy New Year! What Do You Expect from the Cubs? And Other Bullets

Happy New Year! What Do You Expect from the Cubs? And Other Bullets

Obviously we want to see the Cubs win it all again, but is that your baseline expectation?

Deserving Hall of Famers, Top Stories, Sad Stories, and Other Bullets

Deserving Hall of Famers, Top Stories, Sad Stories, and Other Bullets

Looking back on the year, and visualizing some Hall of Fame debates. Enjoy your night!

by December 31, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
The Best Cubs Catches of the Year, Including the Last One (VIDEO)

The Best Cubs Catches of the Year, Including the Last One (VIDEO)

Wasn’t the best Cubs catch of the year the very final one?

by December 31, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
The Best Games of 2016, Which of Course Has Game Seven on Top, and Other Bullets

The Best Games of 2016, Which of Course Has Game Seven on Top, and Other Bullets

Obviously Game Seven of the World Series was the best of the best, but what about the other great games?