Chicago Cubs News

Chris Coghlan Schooled Himself and Flat-Out Got Better and Other Bullets

Chris Coghlan Schooled Himself and Flat-Out Got Better and Other Bullets

A super impressive interview with a guy who used statistics to help improve his game dramatically. Also: Matt Szczur’s a great guy, a terrible article, no Cubs outfield prospects, more.

Cubs Sign Lefty Reliever Nick Greenwood to Minor League Deal

Cubs Sign Lefty Reliever Nick Greenwood to Minor League Deal

Heading to AAA Iowa, Greenwood will look to ride his ground ball tendencies right back up to MLB.

by January 28, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Kyle Schwarber is Willing to Do It All, Including Playing Third Base and Other Bullets

Kyle Schwarber is Willing to Do It All, Including Playing Third Base and Other Bullets

I like this guy. Also: bits on the Commissioner and the Cardinals’ hack, another ESPN Cubs game, a Harry Caray doc, and more.

by January 28, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Jason Hammel Worked to Be Ready to Take Off Again in 2016

Jason Hammel Worked to Be Ready to Take Off Again in 2016

Jason Hammel has shown signs of wearing down in the second half of the season, but has been building up his endurance this winter.

Chicago Cubs Announce 2016 Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

Chicago Cubs Announce 2016 Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

30 of 32 games are available by audio and/or video.

by January 27, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Looking Good Behind the Plate, Which Means They’re Good All Over and Other Bullets

Cubs Looking Good Behind the Plate, Which Means They’re Good All Over and Other Bullets

Miguel Montero is a very solid starter to have in place, and the Cubs are like that everywhere. Plus Heyward’s D, player age, much more.

by January 27, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: NL Tanking, Ballpark Security, Top 1B Prospects, Moving Trade Deadline, More

MLBits: NL Tanking, Ballpark Security, Top 1B Prospects, Moving Trade Deadline, More

The Rockies crowded outfield, pushing back the trade deadline, and the end of pitch framing all discussed in this week’s iteration of the MLBits.

by January 26, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Will Add Second Dominican Summer League Team

Cubs Will Add Second Dominican Summer League Team

Now that the VSL has closed down, the Cubs will send their remaining players to a second DSL team – a short-term solution to a long-term problem.

The Love Won’t Stop: Cubs Have Top Offensive Quartet in Baseball

The Love Won’t Stop: Cubs Have Top Offensive Quartet in Baseball

The love never stops. The Cubs have the best offensive foursome in baseball.

by January 26, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Ben Zobrist’s Role and Relationship with His Manager and Other Bullets

Ben Zobrist’s Role and Relationship with His Manager and Other Bullets

How much will Zobrist be used outside of second base? How important is his relationship with Joe Maddon to the rest of the team?

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Transactions, Outfield, Acquiring Heyward, Extending Arrieta, More

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Transactions, Outfield, Acquiring Heyward, Extending Arrieta, More

Cubs GM Jed Hoyer digs in on a range of topics as the “offseason” nears its close, and the 2016 season approaches.

A Great Read on Jake Arrieta’s Changeup, and Sahadev Sharma’s New Home

A Great Read on Jake Arrieta’s Changeup, and Sahadev Sharma’s New Home

Wondering where Sahadev Sharma and Jon Greenberg landed? They’re ready to tell you. Also, some great Arrieta stuff.

by January 25, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Thinking About 24-Hour Cubs Programming and Other Bullets

Thinking About 24-Hour Cubs Programming and Other Bullets

Is there really enough to fill a Cubs channel all year round? Also: Adam Warren’s role, Jason Heyward’s defense, and more.

by January 25, 2016 Chicago Cubs News