It might be, which isn’t an insult. Also, a whole lot on non-roster invitees to Spring Training, kicked off by pitching prospect Corey Black.
Analysis and Commentary
Things get financial for arbitration-eligible players this week. Here’s the Cubs’ list, and what you can expect to happen.
We know minor league walk rates and strikeout rates matter, but at what levels? And in what relationship to each other?
The rooftops who are currently suing the City about the renovation’s signage plan have modified their lawsuit.
Does it bother you to see things like this? Excite you? Make you want a sandwich?
Adding a big-time arm to a rotation with some quality (and questions) would make the Cardinals all the more frustratingly good.
If the Cubs are projected to win 83 games in 2015, are you thinking that’s way too high? Way too low? About right?
A standalone streaming package of channels online is yet another canary in the coal mine of big-time future cable dollars.
Even when factoring in the hellacious debut strikeout rate, Baez still has a realistic best-case-scenario that would make you smile.
With a fourth outfield who’s likely to stick in that role, who could be squeezed out? Who could fit where?
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.
I’m not sure I would make that argument, myself, but there’s probably something there. In any case, it’s still pretty awesome.
Let’s talk about pitching defense, and making the throw to first base.
You just never know what’s going to happen in the Cubs’ infield, and second base could conceivably open up.
Cubs pitchers were among the best at keeping flyballs from leaving the ballpark last year. Will that continue into 2015?
Whatever Castro’s connection to the incident, it increasingly seems like an unsafe situation for him.
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?