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Cubs Officially Call Up Dallas Beeler, Option Yoervis Medina to Iowa

Cubs Officially Call Up Dallas Beeler, Option Yoervis Medina to Iowa

Beeler gets the start tonight against the Rockies. Here’s hoping he keeps the ball down.

Addison Russell Makes Another Ridiculous Play, is a Top Defensive 2B (VIDEO)

Addison Russell Makes Another Ridiculous Play, is a Top Defensive 2B (VIDEO)

It’s not just the incredible plays. Russell has been special defensively.

by July 28, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Convalescence Watch: Wada, Rosscup, La Stella

Convalescence Watch: Wada, Rosscup, La Stella

Yes, La Stella. There’s an actual Tommy La Stella health update here.

Theo Epstein Speaks: Long-Term Targets, Possible Rentals, Imminence of Deals

Theo Epstein Speaks: Long-Term Targets, Possible Rentals, Imminence of Deals

The Cubs may go after short-term rentals, but not the priciest ones at the top of the market.

Gonna Be Hard to Top Those 12 Hours, Plus More Kris Bryant and Other Bullets

Gonna Be Hard to Top Those 12 Hours, Plus More Kris Bryant and Other Bullets

So much insanity packed into such a relatively short time. I can’t help but re-live some of it.

by July 28, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Almost No Words: Kris Bryant’s Walk-Off Bomb (VIDEO)

Almost No Words: Kris Bryant’s Walk-Off Bomb (VIDEO)

A deep, beautiful-sounding shot saved the day for the Cubs. Watch, re-live, and enjoy.

by July 28, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs Officially Release Edwin Jackson

Chicago Cubs Officially Release Edwin Jackson

A big signing back in the 2012 offseason, Jackson never quite worked out with the Cubs. I learned some lessons.

Mike Olt Homers in Back-to-Back Games, Has Been Super Hot (VIDEO)

Mike Olt Homers in Back-to-Back Games, Has Been Super Hot (VIDEO)

It’s not clear what the future – near or long-term – holds for Olt, but he’s hot right now at AAA Iowa.

What Getting Swept By the Worst Team in Baseball Does to Your Playoff Odds and Other Bullets

What Getting Swept By the Worst Team in Baseball Does to Your Playoff Odds and Other Bullets

Even as you recognize one series doesn’t tell you *that* much about a team, you also have to recognize how harmful that sweep was.

Another K-Less Night for Javier Baez in Arizona (VIDEO)

Another K-Less Night for Javier Baez in Arizona (VIDEO)

Baez’s rehab in Arizona is likely winding down, with a return to Iowa on the horizon.

Weekend Catch-Up: Plenty of Moves and Rumors … but Hope You Missed This Weekend

Weekend Catch-Up: Plenty of Moves and Rumors … but Hope You Missed This Weekend

There were trades around the league and Cubs rumors, but the losses to the Phillies overshadowed things.

Pre-Gamin': Phillies v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin': Phillies v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Jason Hammel, in for the save.

by July 26, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Javier Baez with Another Quality Game, May See Iowa Soon

Javier Baez with Another Quality Game, May See Iowa Soon

And, just for fun: Baez hasn’t struck out yet in Arizona.

The (Non)Impact to Cole Hamels’ Trade Value and Other Bullets

The (Non)Impact to Cole Hamels’ Trade Value and Other Bullets

Hamels was very, very good yesterday – but the fact that he threw a no-hitter isn’t going to change his market.

So, That Was a Pretty Crazy Catch to End the No-Hitter Today (VIDEO)

So, That Was a Pretty Crazy Catch to End the No-Hitter Today (VIDEO)

You just have to shake your head and acknowledge history.

by July 25, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Lukewarm Stove: Hoyer, Pitching, Utility Man, Zobrist, Papelbon, Shields, So Much More

Lukewarm Stove: Hoyer, Pitching, Utility Man, Zobrist, Papelbon, Shields, So Much More

The Cubs are still looking for pitching, even as they might also try and pick up a utility man. The offense is simply a more complicated upgrade than the rotation.

by July 25, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Reportedly Sign LHP Ryan Buchter to Minor League Deal

Cubs Reportedly Sign LHP Ryan Buchter to Minor League Deal

The Cubs reportedly signed Ryan Buchter to a minor league deal for left-handed organizational pitching depth.

The Offensive Offense and Other Bullets

The Offensive Offense and Other Bullets

You may or may not be shocked to learn something about the Cubs’ offense so far this year.

by July 25, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Kris Bryant Flashes Oppo Pop with His First Homer in a While (VIDEO)

Kris Bryant Flashes Oppo Pop with His First Homer in a While (VIDEO)

Bryant can send the ball a long way to the opposite field, even if he hasn’t done it much this year.

by July 24, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Place Three Prospects In Minor League Ball’s Top-75

Cubs Place Three Prospects In Minor League Ball’s Top-75

Kyle Schwarber, Gleyber Torres and Billy McKinney lead a new wave of highly touted Cubs prospects.

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