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Spring Training Miscellany: Javy’s New Hair, Mashers Take BP, Maddon Slogans, Much More

Spring Training Miscellany: Javy’s New Hair, Mashers Take BP, Maddon Slogans, Much More

So much to take a peek at from pitchers and catchers reporting day.

Cubs Plan on Willson Contreras Being Jon Lester’s Personal Catcher This Year

Cubs Plan on Willson Contreras Being Jon Lester’s Personal Catcher This Year

Contreras is going to work with David Ross to get into the role.

by February 14, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Joe Maddon: Kyle Schwarber Will Do Some Catching This Spring

Joe Maddon: Kyle Schwarber Will Do Some Catching This Spring

How much and whether it translates into the regular season is still to be seen.

by February 14, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Montgomery’s Shot to Lock Down a Rotation Job and Other Bullets

Mike Montgomery’s Shot to Lock Down a Rotation Job and Other Bullets

However the rotation shakes out, I’d sure like to see Montgomery get a full and fair shot to show what he can do in 2017 … because 2018 and beyond is important, too.

The Best Valentine of All: CUBS PITCHERS AND CATCHERS REPORT TODAY!!!

The Best Valentine of All: CUBS PITCHERS AND CATCHERS REPORT TODAY!!!

It’s the official beginning of the 2017 baseball season!

by February 14, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Early Arrivals, Drill Videos, Beautiful Mural, More

Spring Training Miscellany: Early Arrivals, Drill Videos, Beautiful Mural, More

Pitchers and catchers report tomorrow, but, hey, they’re already there! Fun stuff to check in on already from Mesa.

by February 13, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
No Cubs Reunion for Travis Wood: He’s Off to Join the Royals (UPDATE)

No Cubs Reunion for Travis Wood: He’s Off to Join the Royals (UPDATE)

Royals 2017 motto: get a bunch of Cubs.

by February 13, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

David Rollins FINALLY Clears Waivers, Cubs Outright Him to AAA Iowa

David Rollins FINALLY Clears Waivers, Cubs Outright Him to AAA Iowa

It’s been an absurd offseason for Rollins, who now at least finally knows where he’ll be for Spring Training.

Cubs Plan to Use 12 or 13 Starting Pitchers in Spring Training, With Piggybacks

Cubs Plan to Use 12 or 13 Starting Pitchers in Spring Training, With Piggybacks

It’ll be a nice way to force pitchers to stay well-rested throughout the spring.

by February 13, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Kyle Schwarber is a Top Five Left Fielder and Other Bullets

Kyle Schwarber is a Top Five Left Fielder and Other Bullets

Everyone believes in what Kyle Schwarber can do at the plate, and I can’t wait to see it in action this year.

Weekend Catch-Up: The Road Ahead, the Bullpen Constitution, Top Prospects, Hammel Decision, More

Weekend Catch-Up: The Road Ahead, the Bullpen Constitution, Top Prospects, Hammel Decision, More

The weekend has come and gone, and you can catch yourself up on all things Cubs here.

by February 13, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Did Joe Maddon’s Quick Hook Contribute to Jason Hammel’s Departure from the Cubs? And Other Bullets

Did Joe Maddon’s Quick Hook Contribute to Jason Hammel’s Departure from the Cubs? And Other Bullets

A report indicates that part of the reason Hammel didn’t want his option picked up was because he felt Maddon had lost faith in him.

Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Pedro Strop, Sign $5.5 Million Deal for 2017

Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Pedro Strop, Sign $5.5 Million Deal for 2017

That’s all the Cubs’ arbitration-eligible players. Another clean year for the front office.

Bust Risks Aplenty in the Bullpen for the Cubs, Apparently, and Other Bullets

Bust Risks Aplenty in the Bullpen for the Cubs, Apparently, and Other Bullets

The Cubs may not have as many “sure things” in the bullpen as you may have thought.

Must Read of the Day: Addison Russell is a Stud on the Field and in Life

Must Read of the Day: Addison Russell is a Stud on the Field and in Life

Addison Russell, or should I say “Geoffreye O’Neal Addison Robert Watts Jr III,” is quite the impressive human.

by February 10, 2017 Chicago Cubs News