Chicago Cubs News

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Starting Pitcher Health, Baez, Coghlan, Schwarber, More

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Starting Pitcher Health, Baez, Coghlan, Schwarber, More

Cubs GM Jed Hoyer discusses the upcoming season, the rotation, finding playing time, and much more. And we discuss the same.

Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Tommy Nance to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Tommy Nance to Minor League Deal

Tommy Nance is the most recent low-risk minor league signing for the Cubs.

Huge Cuban Defection News is Breaking and Other Bullets

Huge Cuban Defection News is Breaking and Other Bullets

Two of the best players in the world have reportedly left the Cuban team to try and come to the States.

by February 8, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Weekend Catch-Up: Deal with Arrieta, Free Agency, Cubs Prospects, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Deal with Arrieta, Free Agency, Cubs Prospects, More

The Cubs got a deal done with their ace this weekend, among many other things.

by February 8, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
MLB Studying Raising the Strike Zone – Could It Disproportionately Hurt Cubs Pitchers?

MLB Studying Raising the Strike Zone – Could It Disproportionately Hurt Cubs Pitchers?

Move up the bottom of the zone would help offense, but some Cubs pitchers really make a living down there.

by February 7, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
The Trouble with High-Average, Low-Power Hitters in the Minors and Other Bullets

The Trouble with High-Average, Low-Power Hitters in the Minors and Other Bullets

The lack of power, on its own, is not the only problem. It causes other issues, and I’m not sure we discuss it enough.

Up All Night: That Time the Umpire Kinda, Sorta Charged at Jon Lester

Up All Night: That Time the Umpire Kinda, Sorta Charged at Jon Lester

What a weird scene that was. Remember it?

by February 6, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Ask Away: Outfield Moves, Option Rules, Sabermetric Gaps, Brett as a Boss, and More

Ask Away: Outfield Moves, Option Rules, Sabermetric Gaps, Brett as a Boss, and More

In this week’s Ask Away, we check in on the remaining roster moves, gaps in sabermetrics, Brett as a Michael’s boss, and much more.

Joe Maddon is Just Fine Without the DH – And Is That a Separate Edge for the Cubs?

Joe Maddon is Just Fine Without the DH – And Is That a Separate Edge for the Cubs?

No DH in the National League? No problem for Joe Maddon, who is among the best at what he does.

Exit Velocity Matters, and Cubs Are Going to Crush It and Other Bullets

Exit Velocity Matters, and Cubs Are Going to Crush It and Other Bullets

The Cubs have some of the hardest hitters in baseball, which does matter.

Woo Hoo! Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Jake Arrieta, One Year and $10.7 Million

Woo Hoo! Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Jake Arrieta, One Year and $10.7 Million

That’s a relief, even if it was always expected.

by February 6, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Welcome This is a Clubhouse: Phish Coming to Wrigley Field

Welcome This is a Clubhouse: Phish Coming to Wrigley Field

Or Farmhouse. Whatever. Just pick up a guitar, man.

by February 5, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Working on Restoring and Updating Wrigley Field Marquee

Cubs Working on Restoring and Updating Wrigley Field Marquee

The Cubs are working on some changes to the historic Wrigley Field marquee, but that requires government approvals.

by February 5, 2016 Chicago Cubs News