One of the underrated value adds that Kris Bryant brings is his speed. But how much longer will it last?
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Luck? Training? Scouting? Probably a bit of everything, but either way it’s good news.
Not the highest win total in baseball … but the highest in the NL Central. And that’s what matters, right?
No one on the Cubs is set to be more impacted by what the Cubs do or do not do over the next few weeks.
It’s a pretty scary train of thought to go down.
You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both, and then you have: PECOTA projections.
Jimenez, Tores, Soler, Candelario, Cease, Paredes … the Cubs have traded away quite a bit of talent.
The barbs flying back and forth between the players and the owners are obviously not productive. Some things can be.
I can think of more than a few terrifying options to stand in there against.
That baby hit elite levels with the Cubs, but is Jose Quintana really going to be a “strikeout” pitcher going forward? I actually think yeah, kinda.
The Cubs already project EXTREMELY well for 2018.
These kinds of deals figure to become more common as teams plan around the luxury tax cap.
Could the Cubs withstand the ravages of injury in their rotation late in the year? Also: is Kyle Hendricks one of the 10 best?
Friday’s confusing unrest makes at least one thing clear: the players need to get on the same page.
The Cubs would be in a very different position now if they’d pulled the trigger. Also, a lot on Duane Underwood and Jorge Soler.
Regardless of what happens the rest of this offseason, we’re gonna get to dream on the potential for one of the best offenses in 25 years.
Boom. Tanking over, competitiveness increased. This is the solution for MLB, right?
Is there a real chance that we’ll see a strike? A collusion charge? A re-opening of the CBA?
Even if the Cubs can’t get one of the top remaining arms, I’m here to say that the depth options this year are better than you usually see in February.
The Cubs’ young outfielder suddenly started hitting for serious power against righties in the second half, but can we expect that to continue?
Assuming the band stays together, Kris Bryant seems an easy number one – but what about the rest of the group?
Which is great, because that’s repeatable!
He’s already been ranked as the third best catcher, but there’s a chance he moves up this season.
You might still feel like Schwarber is the right leadoff fit when analyzing the lineup, but there’s more to consider in that decision.
Are we irked, troubled, or TERRIFIED after the Brewers trade tonight?
There’s a whole lot that goes into adding a starting pitcher for these Cubs, but it’s worth this process, because the impact is so significant.