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Jon Lester, Travis Wood, Edwin Jackson, and Figuring Out the Cubs’ Rotation

Jon Lester, Travis Wood, Edwin Jackson, and Figuring Out the Cubs’ Rotation

Jon Lester starts tomorrow in a minor league game, and the rotation picture will clarify soon thereafter.

Chicago Cubs Release Several Minor Leaguers

Chicago Cubs Release Several Minor Leaguers

Rosters at all levels of the organization are heading toward being set, which means there’s going to be turnover.

Better Accommodating a Bullpen Struggle and Other Bullets

Better Accommodating a Bullpen Struggle and Other Bullets

Joe Maddon isn’t concerned about Jason Motte’s struggles. Setting any Motte-specific issues aside, the Cubs’ bullpen quality and depth should remove some concern.

by March 30, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Weekend Catch-Up: Rooftop News, Cubs Homers, Doubront Released, Soler Praise, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Rooftop News, Cubs Homers, Doubront Released, Soler Praise, More

Plenty to catch up on this morning if you checked out for the weekend. Like, Felix Doubront is now gone. What else might you have missed?

by March 30, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 7, Royals 0 – March 29, 2015

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 7, Royals 0 – March 29, 2015

Edwin Jackson put together a really nice start.

by March 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Jake Arrieta’s Long Homer, and Surprisingly Good Bat (VIDEO)

Jake Arrieta’s Long Homer, and Surprisingly Good Bat (VIDEO)

Arrieta was dominant last year on the mound, but did you know he was also one of the best hitting pitchers?

by March 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Jorge Soler is Beautiful and May Bat Second and Other Bullets

Jorge Soler is Beautiful and May Bat Second and Other Bullets

Joe Maddon has quite a bit of affection for Soler, and might have an idea for the second spot in his lineup.

by March 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 18, Rockies 4; Reds 9, Cubs 5 – March 28, 2015

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 18, Rockies 4; Reds 9, Cubs 5 – March 28, 2015

What’s more crazy: Cubs score 18 runs and hit only 1 homer? The fact that the homer was by Jake Arrieta? The fact that Kris Bryant had 4 hits today and none was a homer?

by March 28, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Forget the Bat, Joe Maddon Values Javier Baez’s Defense

Forget the Bat, Joe Maddon Values Javier Baez’s Defense

Joe Maddon had excellent defensive second basemen in Tampa Bay. Can Javier Baez be that for the Cubs?

Chicago Cubs Release Felix Doubront, Save Some Money

Chicago Cubs Release Felix Doubront, Save Some Money

By releasing Doubront today, the Cubs save about $1.45 million.

The Fourth Cut is Just Jokisch: Lefty Eric Jokisch Optioned to AAA Iowa

The Fourth Cut is Just Jokisch: Lefty Eric Jokisch Optioned to AAA Iowa

The 25-year-old lefty is among the Cubs’ primary rotation depth at AAA Iowa.

Just About Done Discussing Call-Up Dates and Service Time and Other Bullets

Just About Done Discussing Call-Up Dates and Service Time and Other Bullets

The latest round of responses from Theo Epstein and Kris Bryant. Plus hurry, late April.

The Jeff Samardzija Homer Party: Soler, Castro, Coghlan, Rizzo (VIDEO)

The Jeff Samardzija Homer Party: Soler, Castro, Coghlan, Rizzo (VIDEO)

Four Cubs took Samardzija deep yesterday. Let’s watch and discuss.

by March 28, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 6, White Sox 3 – March 27, 2015

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 6, White Sox 3 – March 27, 2015

The Cubs weren’t so kind to Jeff Samardzija, taking him deep four times.

by March 27, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Commissioner Manfred: Kris Bryant Decision Up to the Cubs, Not Scott Boras

Commissioner Manfred: Kris Bryant Decision Up to the Cubs, Not Scott Boras

The conversation reaches all the way to the top.

Wrigley Rooftop Owner Indicted for Fraud, Allegedly Withheld Money from Cubs

Wrigley Rooftop Owner Indicted for Fraud, Allegedly Withheld Money from Cubs

The accused is the owner of Skybox on Sheffield, one of the rooftops currently suing the Cubs.

by March 27, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Jon Lester’s Minor League Start Went All Right By All Accounts

Jon Lester’s Minor League Start Went All Right By All Accounts

So far, so good. No one is guaranteeing anything for Opening Night just yet, though.

by March 27, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Olt’s Glove is Truly Impressive, and He’s Still Got the Bat and Other Bullets

Mike Olt’s Glove is Truly Impressive, and He’s Still Got the Bat and Other Bullets

Is the glove good enough to make him the starter on April 5? In May? He’s sure looking good right now.

by March 27, 2015 Chicago Cubs News

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