The Cubs had one of the top three offenses in baseball last year. They believe they can be *even better* this year.
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No one is suggesting Russell will miss time yet. But I’m here to say, if it comes to that, there are reasons it’s not so bad.
We know this is the route the Cubs are going, and we know why. But is it the right move?
You want valuable trade pieces? Well the Cubs have ’em in spades. (But you can’t have them.)
Just in case you were developing any concerns.
Quite a range, with one Cubs outfield spot ranking in the top three, and another outfield spot ranking in the bottom three.
This is my surprised face. But there’s actually still a lot of love for the Cardinals.
Plus discussion about the power potential for Almora.
Even if Tommy La Stella is willing to accept an option to Iowa, I still think he’s the right fit for the big league team.
I watched 20 baseball movies and ranked them. Judge me.
You’re not going to see many stolen bases this year from the Cubs, and Joe Maddon’s not about to force the issue.
Yes, the group certainly has changed dramatically over the years …
The projections say the Cubs are in a class all their own.
Ian Kinsler Wants Kids to Appreciate US-Style Baseball, As Opposed to Puerto Rican or Dominican Style
“That just wasn’t the way we were raised.”
Having a top ten group of backstops is good enough, so I won’t complain. But, well, the Cubs could probably be considered even better.