Castro got plenty of love yesterday, and nobody deserved it more.
Analysis and Commentary
Better swings, more contact, better contact, better discipline … so far, so good.
Coghlan was not dirty and Kang was not at fault.
Expecting Soler to come back as an everyday starter is probably a mistake, given his absence and the dramatically changed roster.
In theory, there’s no reason for concern.
Don’t start counting any 2016 chickens.
You may have tried to forget the issue, but a recent report indicates the union is still mulling a possible grievance.
With three weeks left in the season, the 2015 Cubs have done something that hasn’t been done by this franchise since 1967.
The starting plan last night worked out very well with a couple great performances.
The loss was frustrating, but aren’t they always these days?
Starlin Castro is hitting .364 and slugging .545 in his last 26 games. Are some stance adjustments helping him?
Everyone’s rightly happy with Dexter Fowler, and, theoretically, would be happy to have him back next year, too. But it’s not that simple.
Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta are projected to face the Pirates twice in the next three weeks.
The desire to get a big bat back in there has to be balanced against the importance of the games.
Jake Arrieta finds himself among the likes of Greg Maddux with as well as he has pitched in 2015.
The Cubs have played great since the All-Star Break and fans are tuning in to check them out in a big way.
Who likes open discussions about things that need not necessarily be absolutely right or absolutely wrong?
The Cubs are very popular once again. And it’s nice.
Today is a deadline, though it might not be what you thought. The possibility of the playoffs generates an entirely different September then we’re used to.
More love for Arrieta, more historical context, and more fun times to be a Cubs fan.