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Sporting News Picks the Chicago Cubs to Win It All in 2015

Sporting News Picks the Chicago Cubs to Win It All in 2015

Does it bother you to see things like this? Excite you? Make you want a sandwich?

by January 9, 2015 Analysis and Commentary
The Cardinals May Be Considering Picking Up Max Scherzer, David Price, or Cole Hamels

The Cardinals May Be Considering Picking Up Max Scherzer, David Price, or Cole Hamels

Adding a big-time arm to a rotation with some quality (and questions) would make the Cardinals all the more frustratingly good.

by January 8, 2015 Analysis and Commentary, MLB News and Rumors
Is Projecting 83 Wins for the 2015 Chicago Cubs Too Optimistic? Too Pessimistic?

Is Projecting 83 Wins for the 2015 Chicago Cubs Too Optimistic? Too Pessimistic?

If the Cubs are projected to win 83 games in 2015, are you thinking that’s way too high? Way too low? About right?

by January 7, 2015 Analysis and Commentary
Checking in on the Cubs’ TV Rights Situation and a New Streaming Package from DISH

Checking in on the Cubs’ TV Rights Situation and a New Streaming Package from DISH

A standalone streaming package of channels online is yet another canary in the coal mine of big-time future cable dollars.

by January 6, 2015 Analysis and Commentary
A Reminder of What Javier Baez Could Be and Other Bullets

A Reminder of What Javier Baez Could Be and Other Bullets

Even when factoring in the hellacious debut strikeout rate, Baez still has a realistic best-case-scenario that would make you smile.

by January 3, 2015 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
After Adding Chris Denorfia, How’s the Chicago Cubs’ Bench Looking?

After Adding Chris Denorfia, How’s the Chicago Cubs’ Bench Looking?

With a fourth outfield who’s likely to stick in that role, who could be squeezed out? Who could fit where?

by January 2, 2015 Analysis and Commentary
Closing Down 2014 is Really Just a Wind-Up for 2015

Closing Down 2014 is Really Just a Wind-Up for 2015

It was a great year at BN, and became a great year for the Cubs, too. Let’s shut down 2014 by dreaming on 2015.

by December 31, 2014 Analysis and Commentary, Meta
The Pros and Cons of a Crazy Draft Strategy for the Cubs in 2015

The Pros and Cons of a Crazy Draft Strategy for the Cubs in 2015

You’d never advocate blowing the budget in the draft, right? And losing two first rounders for doing it? Probably not, but there’s an interesting angle to discuss.

You Could Argue Cubs Adding Joe Maddon Has Been Baseball’s Top Offseason Move

You Could Argue Cubs Adding Joe Maddon Has Been Baseball’s Top Offseason Move

I’m not sure I would make that argument, myself, but there’s probably something there. In any case, it’s still pretty awesome.

by December 30, 2014 Analysis and Commentary
Does Jon Lester Have a Little Matt Garza in Him?

Does Jon Lester Have a Little Matt Garza in Him?

Let’s talk about pitching defense, and making the throw to first base.

by December 29, 2014 Analysis and Commentary
How Tommy La Stella Could Become Very Important and Other Bullets

How Tommy La Stella Could Become Very Important and Other Bullets

You just never know what’s going to happen in the Cubs’ infield, and second base could conceivably open up.

by December 29, 2014 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Are More Homers on the Way for Cubs Pitchers? And Other Bullets

Are More Homers on the Way for Cubs Pitchers? And Other Bullets

Cubs pitchers were among the best at keeping flyballs from leaving the ballpark last year. Will that continue into 2015?

by December 28, 2014 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Starlin Castro Issues Statement About Shooting, Agent Says Castro Was Cleared

Starlin Castro Issues Statement About Shooting, Agent Says Castro Was Cleared

Whatever Castro’s connection to the incident, it increasingly seems like an unsafe situation for him.

by December 28, 2014 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Envisioning Edwin Jackson in the Bullpen – Or Anywhere

Envisioning Edwin Jackson in the Bullpen – Or Anywhere

Could Jackson’s stuff play up in a one-inning role? Even if so, will there be a spot for him on the Cubs in 2015?

by December 27, 2014 Analysis and Commentary
Remembering Brandon Webb and Thinking About Kyle Hendricks and Other Bullets

Remembering Brandon Webb and Thinking About Kyle Hendricks and Other Bullets

Not that you should hope on Hendricks to be the next Webb, but the latter’s story makes for an interesting reminder.

Thinking About the Projected 2015 Chicago Cubs Offense

Thinking About the Projected 2015 Chicago Cubs Offense

It’s hard not to really want another bat right now.

by December 26, 2014 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors

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