If Addison Russell and Jason Heyward have slightly above-league-average bats next year? Watch out, baseball. (Again.)
Analysis and Commentary
You can make the “on paper” argument for a fit in a trade, but there are practical reasons it is much more complicated than that.
An August shoulder injury seemed to keep John Lackey from finishing on a high note, even after returning from the DL.
Ever think about the difference between “risk” and “uncertainty” in contract negotiations?
The former long-time Cubs reliever has fallen off the Hall of Fame ballot – should he have been given more consideration?
In both phases of the game, the Cubs’ position players figure to excel as a unit in 2017.
Kris Bryant was otherworldly last year, but there are a couple areas where he could improve.
It’s not hard to dream on Jimenez’s future, given what he’s shown us so far.
There are reasons Anderson is worth pursuing – so long as the injury history is understood.
There’s a lot to discuss on the Cubs TV front. It’s complicated, and still lacks clarity, but it’s very important.
Jon Lester had the Dodgers’ number this year.
One of the team’s bright young stars is also one of the best catchers in the game.
The Cubs durability and consistency thrusts them into the top spot overall.
Even after missing most of 2016, Kyle Schwarber is right up there on the list of the top left fielders in baseball.
It’s everybody’s favorite offseason game! And Joe Maddon throws his hat in the ring.