Which is to say, he’s not going to be an ace for the next decade. But that doesn’t mean he can’t be a nice 4/5 for a few years.
Analysis and Commentary
The problem is not the Cardinals’ pick (which sucks). The problem is the system.
How did the stuff play, and how did Hendricks get the results he got? Are we optimistic for the future?
If Baez gets an extended look at second base, does it tell us anything about what’s coming?
Does Arismendy Alcantara stick around? For how long? And who else goes out?
The 24-year-old righty faces the Reds today at 11:35am CT. Cookies!
A whole lotta Bullets today. The losing, the ejection, the Rizzo, the outsider/insider dynamic, the Tanaka injury, and much more.
What does the timing look like, and how valuable might the piece be for the Cubs?
To my untrained eye, I saw a guy who could be a big league starter, albeit in a back-end role.
Samardzija’s was an interesting story from beginning to end with the Cubs, repeatedly making me feel stupid in the best way possible.
The Cubs have a number of interesting options, including lefty Tsuyoshi Wada, whom they just added to the 40-man roster.
Ever wonder how frequently the Cubs are “in contention” come the Fourth of July? Spoiler alert: it’s not often.
Are there real, meaningful implications of the Cubs’ sweep of the Red Sox? Is there meaning here, or are we just reaching?
Does it mean anything? Other than the fact that we jumped the gun on anticipating action?