The pitch was a thing of beauty for Arrieta in 2014, and there are reasons to believe it will be very repeatable.
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He hinted at it last week, and Theo Epstein says it’s true. Let’s talk about this as a real possibility.
It’s hard to see an arbitrator substituting his baseball judgment for that of the Cubs, but this talk isn’t going away. Meanwhile, Bryant will see time in the outfield.
I guess I’d take the under if I had to pick, but it’s a really tough question when it comes to this year’s Cubs.
Let’s talk about each homer, and each player’s power stroke.
There’s a ton to read and see if you checked out this weekend. Catch up right here.
The Cubs drop this one, but there were several bright spots.
Some dramatic transformations today at Sloan Park.
Even the best top-flight hitting prospects tend not to reach the big leagues as quickly as it seems Kris Bryant will.
The Cubs have a number of injured, or semi-injured players right now, but all seem to be doing relatively well.
We won’t know for a while, and nothing’s even been decided yet, but this is already on the table.
The Cubs muscled up tonight, and outscored the Mariners, even with King Felix on the mound.
If you count the “B” game, that’s Bryant’s eighth Spring Training homer this year, by far leading baseball.
What does a league average number two hitter look like? How about above average? And what could the Cubs do there?
It’s fun to get creative with solutions, but the most likely outcome remains the simplest.
Alcantara blasted the go-ahead homer yesterday as part of a great game, which affords me the opportunity to remember just how good he could be.
Who had the better offseason now, sucka?! (Actually, the offseason had very little to do with the outcome of this game.)
The lefty was due to start tomorrow, but will miss his start due to dead arm.