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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.

It Appears that Clayton Richard Cleared Waivers and Was Successfully Optioned to Iowa

It Appears that Clayton Richard Cleared Waivers and Was Successfully Optioned to Iowa

It’s good news to be able to keep Richard in the organization for depth. He might actually be needed very soon.

Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant Are Stars, Crazy Bat Routine, Cowherd and Other Bullets

Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant Are Stars, Crazy Bat Routine, Cowherd and Other Bullets

Two of the top ten jersey sales in baseball this year have been Cubs players. Also: an absolutely crazy at-bat routine on video.

by July 24, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Javy Baez Plays First Rehab Game for the Arizona Cubs, So Far So Good

Javy Baez Plays First Rehab Game for the Arizona Cubs, So Far So Good

By all accounts, Baez looked healthy, fit, and very into the game.

Miguel Montero to Be Out Several More Weeks with Thumb Injury

Miguel Montero to Be Out Several More Weeks with Thumb Injury

Montero’s thumb sprain will require a couple more weeks of rest, and then a re-evaluation from there.

by July 23, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
When a Series Split Feels Like a Win and Other Bullets

When a Series Split Feels Like a Win and Other Bullets

Takes a perfect mix of things, but that’s what happened this week in Cincinnati. I’m flying high!

Enjoy the Crazy Ricochet Play that Saved the Game for the Cubs Last Night (VIDEO)

Enjoy the Crazy Ricochet Play that Saved the Game for the Cubs Last Night (VIDEO)

This ball could have gone anywhere, and disaster could have followed. But it didn’t.

by July 23, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Changing Winds: The Cardinals Did NOT Receive a Competitive Balance Pick Today

Changing Winds: The Cardinals Did NOT Receive a Competitive Balance Pick Today

The Reds, however, got the top pick, and the Pirates also got a pick in the first competitive balance round.

Chicago Cubs to Designate Clayton Richard for Assignment, Call Up Yoervis Medina

Chicago Cubs to Designate Clayton Richard for Assignment, Call Up Yoervis Medina

And the rotation implications abound.

Jason Hammel’s Return and the Questionable Back of the Rotation and Other Bullets

Jason Hammel’s Return and the Questionable Back of the Rotation and Other Bullets

It’s good to see Hammel back, but he’s still battling a leg issue. The back of the Cubs’ rotation is also still a question.

Dude: Kyle Schwarber Ties it with a HR in the 9th, Wins it with a HR in the 13th (VIDEO)

Dude: Kyle Schwarber Ties it with a HR in the 9th, Wins it with a HR in the 13th (VIDEO)

An incredible performance that will be remembered for a long time.

by July 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Javy Baez Could Start Playing Games in Arizona on Thursday, Return to Iowa Next Week

Javy Baez Could Start Playing Games in Arizona on Thursday, Return to Iowa Next Week

Great news on Baez’s recovery. Can’t wait to see him back in action.

Dan Vogelbach’s Strained Oblique and Other Bullets

Dan Vogelbach’s Strained Oblique and Other Bullets

Vogelbach might not be ready to return to AA until early August, which would have certain implications for the Cubs.

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