And, just for fun: Baez hasn’t struck out yet in Arizona.
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Hamels was very, very good yesterday – but the fact that he threw a no-hitter isn’t going to change his market.
You just have to shake your head and acknowledge history.
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.
The Cubs reportedly signed Ryan Buchter to a minor league deal for left-handed organizational pitching depth.
You may or may not be shocked to learn something about the Cubs’ offense so far this year.
Bryant can send the ball a long way to the opposite field, even if he hasn’t done it much this year.
Kyle Schwarber, Gleyber Torres and Billy McKinney lead a new wave of highly touted Cubs prospects.
It’s good news to be able to keep Richard in the organization for depth. He might actually be needed very soon.
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 all accounts, Baez looked healthy, fit, and very into the game.
Montero’s thumb sprain will require a couple more weeks of rest, and then a re-evaluation from there.
Takes a perfect mix of things, but that’s what happened this week in Cincinnati. I’m flying high!
This ball could have gone anywhere, and disaster could have followed. But it didn’t.
The Reds, however, got the top pick, and the Pirates also got a pick in the first competitive balance round.
And the rotation implications abound.
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.
An incredible performance that will be remembered for a long time.
Great news on Baez’s recovery. Can’t wait to see him back in action.
Vogelbach might not be ready to return to AA until early August, which would have certain implications for the Cubs.