When we last saw Jorge Soler, he was killing it on MLB’s biggest stage. So, why are his projections so low?
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If it’s a crazy steal, sure, I can talk myself into almost anything. But is this really a fit?
There are still things to do to get Sammy back in the fold, and the Cubs – and fans – are the ones missing out.
Multiple incursions on key dates make it look like this was something more than just one guy checking for stolen info.
Chicago Cubs players hit rockets. You believe this to be true. And it turns out it is.
Dan Haren wasn’t really kidding when he said it, and sometimes it does work. Plus more on cold weather play, super utility pitchers, and ‘Deadwood.’
Outfielders, in particular, seem to have trouble hitting when they’ve stood around in the cold.
Heyward put the ball on the ground a whole lot last year, and a small change there could yield big results.
All those times you threw your remote and cursed the Cubs’ pen as “the worst!”? Your irrational fan gut was actually right.
Inputs on pitcher effectiveness I hadn’t really considered before. Join me!
With such an impressive group of cost-controlled talent at similar spots on the cost curve, might extensions be in order?
The Cubs’ young position players keep allowing us to talk about history in a very good way.
The Cubs have seven unsigned players eligible for arbitration, and the deadlines associated thereto are coming quickly.
Just how much catching will we see Schwarber doing in 2016? How much *should* he be doing?
There are still believers out there – as well there should be.
For this Cubs team, I really like the idea of them adding a reclamation-type starting pitcher.
Here’s an initial look at how good one of the best projection systems thinks the Cubs are.
Lester is guaranteed at least $115 million over the next five years … and that’s looking like a really good deal.
It’s time to include these two players.
Ben Zobrist has been among the most dependable defenders at three different positions since 2012.
Boy, that’s a sexy headline, eh? That’ll get ’em clicking, Brett.
It was an impressive year, all told, from the young, multi-positional talent. Improvements came, and more are on the way.
I suppose there’s a conceivable path, but it seems very unlikely. And maybe even undesirable.
The positional group gets most of the love, and some think the Cubs still need to add another starter.
And it’s a good thing!
Jason Heyward is good, but would you believe he didn’t land among MLB’s 10 most significant upgrades.