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Roster Moves: Ramirez to DL, Beeler to Iowa, Medina and Rowen to Chicago, Baxter DFA’d

Roster Moves: Ramirez to DL, Beeler to Iowa, Medina and Rowen to Chicago, Baxter DFA’d

A new reliever for the Cubs: submariner Ben Rowen.

Cubs Lineup: No Starlin Castro, Kyle Schwarber in Left, Chris Coghlan in Right

Cubs Lineup: No Starlin Castro, Kyle Schwarber in Left, Chris Coghlan in Right

Rarely does a lineup give you so much to discuss.

by July 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Checking in on the Cubs’ Bullpen, and the Latest on Neil Ramirez

Checking in on the Cubs’ Bullpen, and the Latest on Neil Ramirez

Neil Ramirez might not be OK right now. The bullpen, as a whole, has some issues.

About the Starlin Castro Double Switch and Other Bullets

About the Starlin Castro Double Switch and Other Bullets

Although rumor season makes you jumpy, it truly may have just been a simple baseball decision.

by July 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Welcome Back: Javier Baez Homers Twice in Return to Iowa (VIDEOS)

Welcome Back: Javier Baez Homers Twice in Return to Iowa (VIDEOS)

And he did it with a nice, controlled swing.

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

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