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Should See a Lot of Kyle Schwarber This Week and Other Bullets

Should See a Lot of Kyle Schwarber This Week and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ catching prospect figures to catch as many as three times in the next three days.

Jorge Soler Hits It Harder Than Almost Everyone, Including Yesterday’s Laser Home Run

Jorge Soler Hits It Harder Than Almost Everyone, Including Yesterday’s Laser Home Run

That’s not just a visual assessment – that’s the data. Jorge Soler absolutely crushes the ball.

by July 20, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Weekend Catch-Up: Schwarber, Beating the Braves, Hamels, Jackson DFA, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Schwarber, Beating the Braves, Hamels, Jackson DFA, More

Kyle Schwarber arrived, the rumor mill turned, the Cubs won some games, and Edwin Jackson departed.

Rafael Soriano on His Way to Cubs, Edwin Jackson Will Be Designated for Assignment

Rafael Soriano on His Way to Cubs, Edwin Jackson Will Be Designated for Assignment

The Cubs will have 10 days to trade, waive, or release Jackson.

If You Weren’t Paying Attention, Jon Lester’s Been a Top 20 Pitcher This Year and Other Bullets

If You Weren’t Paying Attention, Jon Lester’s Been a Top 20 Pitcher This Year and Other Bullets

While folks were busy griping about him and his contract, Lester was busy turning in great start after great start.

Cubs Reportedly Sign Luke Carlin To Minor-League Deal For Catching Depth

Cubs Reportedly Sign Luke Carlin To Minor-League Deal For Catching Depth

The Cubs have reportedly agreed to a minor-league deal with 34-year-old catcher Luke Carlin.

Rafael Soriano Could Be Coming Soon – Whose Spot Does He Take?

Rafael Soriano Could Be Coming Soon – Whose Spot Does He Take?

The Cubs have an eight-man pen, but there’s not necessarily an obvious guy to bounce when Soriano is ready.

Kyle Schwarber’s Catching Comes in for Praise and Other Bullets

Kyle Schwarber’s Catching Comes in for Praise and Other Bullets

When you really consider what he’s being asked to do, the results last night were incredible.

by July 18, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Kyle Schwarber is Catching Tonight, and Batting Second

Kyle Schwarber is Catching Tonight, and Batting Second

Getting thrown right into things.

by July 17, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
For Your Perusal: Chris Coghlan on Hitting, and John Baker on Periscope (UPDATE)

For Your Perusal: Chris Coghlan on Hitting, and John Baker on Periscope (UPDATE)

A couple behind-the-scenes items to give a look today.

by July 17, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Happy Kyle Schwarber Day, Part Two – Plans, Projections, Profile, Positivity

Happy Kyle Schwarber Day, Part Two – Plans, Projections, Profile, Positivity

We get to do it all over again. It’s something just a little short of “hooray”, though, isn’t it? Given the circumstances?

How About a One-Game Playoff Against the Cardinals? And Other Bullets

How About a One-Game Playoff Against the Cardinals? And Other Bullets

Would you welcome it? Could you handle it?

by July 17, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Tsuyoshi Wada and Rafael Soriano Moved Up to AAA, Pitched Well

Tsuyoshi Wada and Rafael Soriano Moved Up to AAA, Pitched Well

Wada said he feels ready to return to the big leagues, and Soriano struck out the side in his inning of work.

Report: Kyle Schwarber Coming Back Up to Chicago Cubs Tomorrow (UPDATES)

Report: Kyle Schwarber Coming Back Up to Chicago Cubs Tomorrow (UPDATES)

Schwarber would be taking the place of Miguel Montero, who is dealing with a thumb injury.

Cubs Project to Have Excellent Rookies in the Second Half and Other Bullets

Cubs Project to Have Excellent Rookies in the Second Half and Other Bullets

Including the second best player in all of baseball? Yup – that’s the projection for Kris Bryant.

by July 16, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs Blowing Out Local TV Ratings at the Most Important Time

Chicago Cubs Blowing Out Local TV Ratings at the Most Important Time

The single most important long-term story in the Cubs’ world right now. And things look good.

by July 15, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Reds Claim Donn Roach Off of Waivers from the Cubs

Reds Claim Donn Roach Off of Waivers from the Cubs

The 25-year-old sinkerballer may have a better shot with the Reds. The Cubs must feel pretty good about their emergency depth.

The Cubs Are the 17th Most Valuable Sports Team in the World and Other Bullets

The Cubs Are the 17th Most Valuable Sports Team in the World and Other Bullets

Tied with the New York Jets, which, well … the NFL is popular.

2015 MLB All-Star Game: Broadcast Info, Lineups, Open Thread

2015 MLB All-Star Game: Broadcast Info, Lineups, Open Thread

Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo are the Cubs’ All-Stars, and we’ll see if the NL can lock up home-field advantage in the World Series. Meaningfulness!

Chicago Cubs Player Trade Value and Other Bullets

Chicago Cubs Player Trade Value and Other Bullets

Jorge Soler is one of the 50 most valuable players in baseball, according to FanGraphs. Let’s discuss that, and some other players.

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