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#RespectBald: Cubs Players and Joe Maddon Lose Their Hair for a Good Cause

#RespectBald: Cubs Players and Joe Maddon Lose Their Hair for a Good Cause

Some dramatic transformations today at Sloan Park.

by March 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin': Padres v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin': Padres v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Jason Hammel starts and bats 8th. We’ll see if that becomes a thing in the regular season.

by March 22, 2015 Pre-Gamin'
Convalescence Watch: Lester, Castro, Szczur, Fowler, Wada, Turner, Bryant

Convalescence Watch: Lester, Castro, Szczur, Fowler, Wada, Turner, Bryant

The Cubs have a number of injured, or semi-injured players right now, but all seem to be doing relatively well.

by March 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Is Scott Boras Going to File a Grievance If Kris Bryant is Sent Down? And Other Bullets

Is Scott Boras Going to File a Grievance If Kris Bryant is Sent Down? And Other Bullets

We won’t know for a while, and nothing’s even been decided yet, but this is already on the table.

by March 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 12, Mariners 10 – March 21, 2015

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 12, Mariners 10 – March 21, 2015

The Cubs muscled up tonight, and outscored the Mariners, even with King Felix on the mound.

by March 21, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Oh, Nothing, Just Kris Bryant Homering Off of Felix Hernandez (UPDATE: Second Homer. Seriously.)

Oh, Nothing, Just Kris Bryant Homering Off of Felix Hernandez (UPDATE: Second Homer. Seriously.)

If you count the “B” game, that’s Bryant’s eighth Spring Training homer this year, by far leading baseball.

by March 21, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin': Mariners v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin': Mariners v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

We won’t get Jon Lester versus Felix Hernandez, but we do get Kris Bryant back at third base and Javier Baez leading off.

by March 21, 2015 Pre-Gamin'
Cubs Working on Ways to Keep Both Travis Wood and Edwin Jackson and Other Bullets

Cubs Working on Ways to Keep Both Travis Wood and Edwin Jackson and Other Bullets

It’s fun to get creative with solutions, but the most likely outcome remains the simplest.

by March 21, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
He Probably Doesn’t Get Enough Love, So Here’s Arismendy Alcantara Going Deep

He Probably Doesn’t Get Enough Love, So Here’s Arismendy Alcantara Going Deep

Alcantara blasted the go-ahead homer yesterday as part of a great game, which affords me the opportunity to remember just how good he could be.

by March 21, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 10, White Sox 7 – March 20, 2015

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 10, White Sox 7 – March 20, 2015

Who had the better offseason now, sucka?! (Actually, the offseason had very little to do with the outcome of this game.)

by March 20, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Prospect Notes: Zagunis, Russell, Schwarber, Almora, Edwards, Good Guy Bryant, More

Prospect Notes: Zagunis, Russell, Schwarber, Almora, Edwards, Good Guy Bryant, More

Some interesting and enjoyable bits on Cubs prospects to get you into the weekend. And a Kris Bryant video that will make you melt.

I’d Tell You Not to Freak Out, But You Wouldn’t Hear Me: Jon Lester Scratched

I’d Tell You Not to Freak Out, But You Wouldn’t Hear Me: Jon Lester Scratched

The lefty was due to start tomorrow, but will miss his start due to dead arm.

by March 20, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. White Sox (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. White Sox (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Cubs versus White Sox! Not quite the game it was this time of year in the days before interleague play.

by March 20, 2015 Pre-Gamin'
Javier Baez’s Possible Minor League Start and the Roster Implications

Javier Baez’s Possible Minor League Start and the Roster Implications

The best development path for Baez could see him back at AAA Iowa to start the season. Let’s talk about the implications for him, and for the Cubs’ roster.

Visual Wrigley Renovation Update: Plenty Being Done, Plenty to Do

Visual Wrigley Renovation Update: Plenty Being Done, Plenty to Do

We’re nearly two weeks from Opening Night. How are things looking?

by March 20, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Joe Maddon Knocks Me Over with a Simple Comment and Other Bullets

Joe Maddon Knocks Me Over with a Simple Comment and Other Bullets

Recognizing when things aren’t working, and when the inputs available to you are saying something needs to change – so important for a manager.

by March 20, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Diamondbacks 9, Cubs 5 – March 19, 2015

Spring Training Miscellany: Diamondbacks 9, Cubs 5 – March 19, 2015

Edwin Jackson wasn’t too bad, at times looking good, and at times laboring.

by March 20, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Diamondbacks (8:40 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Diamondbacks (8:40 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Edwin Jackson looks to build on his prior start, and the Cubs’ lineup is very regular-looking.

by March 19, 2015 Pre-Gamin'

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