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Digging Into the Cubs PECOTA Projections: The Position Players

Digging Into the Cubs PECOTA Projections: The Position Players

What if I told you Jason Heyward projected to be the Cubs’ third most valuable position player in 2017?

Cutting Down to Seven-Inning Games is Way Too Radical for Me and Other Bullets

Cutting Down to Seven-Inning Games is Way Too Radical for Me and Other Bullets

I’m all about progress in the game, but that’s too far even for me. Also: Albert Almora as a possible surprise player this year.


Anthony Rizzo’s Show of Kindness Leads to Outpouring of Support (UPDATE: Good News!)

Anthony Rizzo’s Show of Kindness Leads to Outpouring of Support (UPDATE: Good News!)

A young Cubs fans was severely injured, and Anthony Rizzo made a kind offer and showed support.

by February 8, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Surprise: Cubs Aren’t Top Team in Just-Released Projections, Cardinals 10 Games Below .500

Surprise: Cubs Aren’t Top Team in Just-Released Projections, Cardinals 10 Games Below .500

Your first look at the PECOTA projected standings paint a grim picture in the NL Central. Well, except for the Cubs.

Jason McLeod Offers Thoughts on New Cub Eddie Butler, Who Could Be a Reclamation Breakout

Jason McLeod Offers Thoughts on New Cub Eddie Butler, Who Could Be a Reclamation Breakout

McLeod is not calling Butler the next Jake Arrieta, but there sure are a lot of situational similarities.

Good to See: Kyle Schwarber Getting in Outfield Work (VIDEO)

Good to See: Kyle Schwarber Getting in Outfield Work (VIDEO)

From the look of it, he’s not merely testing the knee out at this point, either.

by February 7, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Pairing Jon Lester With the Right Catcher and Other Bullets

Pairing Jon Lester With the Right Catcher and Other Bullets

Running game concerns are often overstated, but it’s something to consider, with David Ross retiring.


Chicago Cubs Sign 25-Year-Old Righty Williams Perez

Chicago Cubs Sign 25-Year-Old Righty Williams Perez

The Cubs have brought in another depth option for AAA Iowa, with some upside to spare.

This is How You Step Up from the Super Bowl: Lady Gaga Coming to Wrigley Field

This is How You Step Up from the Super Bowl: Lady Gaga Coming to Wrigley Field

Starting the concert by jump off of The Old Scoreboard?

by February 6, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Replacing Dexter Fowler in Center Field and Other Bullets

Replacing Dexter Fowler in Center Field and Other Bullets

How close can Albert Almora and Jon Jay realistically get in a combination?

Super Bowl? Yeah, But Remember When the Cubs Won the World Series?

Super Bowl? Yeah, But Remember When the Cubs Won the World Series?

The Cubs’ Game Seven win over the Indians still stands up as the best finale, right?

by February 6, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Weekend Catch-Up: Cubs Logo, Free Agent Finances, Roster Move, Hammel Signs, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Cubs Logo, Free Agent Finances, Roster Move, Hammel Signs, More

There was a lot going on in the Cubs’ world this weekend, if you were totally distracted by the Super Bowl.

by February 6, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Smith Departs the Cubs, the Patriots as Cardinals, and Other Bullets

Smith Departs the Cubs, the Patriots as Cardinals, and Other Bullets

The Super Bowl is here, and everyone seems to be rooting against the Cardinals – er, I mean Patriots. Also, Joe Smith signs elsewhere.

Righty Dylan Floro Clears Waivers, Cubs Outright Him to AAA Iowa

Righty Dylan Floro Clears Waivers, Cubs Outright Him to AAA Iowa

The Cubs get to keep an intriguing arm in the system.

WATCH: Schwarber Out in Arizona, Taking Batting Practice Hacks (Bonus: Contreras)

WATCH: Schwarber Out in Arizona, Taking Batting Practice Hacks (Bonus: Contreras)

Video of a Cubs player taking hacks? Yup. I will watch that.

by February 4, 2017 Chicago Cubs News