The Cubs may not be considering every name you’ve heard, and they continue to winnow the top of their board.
There are some ugly numbers, but, when you provide a little context, it’s easy to step back from the ledge.
Power is becoming harder to find in the big league game, but the Cubs are doing exceedingly well there.
The Cubs’ minor league pitcher of the year in 2013 works to stay ahead of hitters, and prepares for a transition to the bigs.
Is there a reason Grimm seemed to struggle after April last year with the Rangers? And is he primed to break out?
After dealing with a unique health problem, Olt says he feels like himself again. Can he be the Cubs’ answer at third?
Sure, Tanaka might be a nice piece for the Cubs. But actually adding him would say a whole lot about the future.
Last week’s Hall of Fame results honored one of the best hitters in recent memory.
When you really break it down, the question is much more difficult than we may have previously thought.
Sahadev Sharma writes about extending or trading Samardzija, and whether a trade necessarily signals a longer rebuild.
As young pitchers step up in the playoffs, it’s fair to wonder: who might that guy be for the Cubs? Pierce Johnson? C.J. Edwards? Paul Blackburn?
We’ve become inundated by false premises as the managerial search unfolds.
Some of the biggest ticket items don’t make sense, but Tanaka certainly does. How does the Cubs’ financial situation play a role in his pursuit?
A personal take on a guy who deserves a lot of credit.
Samardzija emerged last year as one of the better starters in the National League, but was it all a mirage? Spoiler Alert: No. It wasn’t.
The Cubs’ 2012 Minor League Player of the Year can contribute all over the field, but his gastronomical leanings leave a lot to be desired.
What seemed impossible three months ago now seems merely very unlikely. But there’s an interesting comparison to be made.
Forget 2013 – what are the Cubs going to do about the rotation in 2014? Garza? Lincecum? Hughes? Johnson? … Price? Hernandez?
After Upton, Span, and Pagan have departed from the market, do the Cubs really have options in center field? Is that why they say they’re looking in right field?
With the craziness of the trade deadline, it was easy to let Geovany Soto’s departure pass almost without comment.
One of the Cubs’ top prospects is putting up ungodly numbers in low-A ball. Shouldn’t he be moving up soon?
The Cubs have been the best team in baseball since Anthony Rizzo’s arrival. So, clearly, he’s the reason, right? Well, maybe not.