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What You Show in Spring Training, the Javy Tag, the Hendricks Trade, and Other Bullets

What You Show in Spring Training, the Javy Tag, the Hendricks Trade, and Other Bullets

Interesting to think about what pitchers could be hiding in Spring Training.

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 7, Brewers 7 – Dingers for Cubs, Hiding Stuff, Special Guests, More

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 7, Brewers 7 – Dingers for Cubs, Hiding Stuff, Special Guests, More

The Cubs are the best at tying games. Lots of fun around camp today, and various bits of intrigue from today’s game.

by March 14, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Chills: World Series Game 7 Documentary ‘Reign Men’ Airing Soon

Chills: World Series Game 7 Documentary ‘Reign Men’ Airing Soon

New stories about Game 7 from the players who ended the Cubs’ World Series drought will be told in a CSN Chicago original production.

by March 14, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Anthony Rizzo Plays ‘Rocky’ in the Buff and Other Behind the Scenes World Series Stories

Anthony Rizzo Plays ‘Rocky’ in the Buff and Other Behind the Scenes World Series Stories

I don’t know how to type the musical theme to ‘Rocky,’ but just imagine that here.

by March 14, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Kris Bryant is Pleased With His New Contract

Kris Bryant is Pleased With His New Contract

A record deal for Bryant in 2017 leaves him feeling respected.

by March 14, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
The Tight Roster Fit at the End of the Cubs’ Bench, Awkward Cardinals Moment, and Other Bullets

The Tight Roster Fit at the End of the Cubs’ Bench, Awkward Cardinals Moment, and Other Bullets

All else equal, you’d love to find a spot on the bench for Matt Szczur, but it’s going to be tough.

by March 14, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 3, Padres 1 – The Ian Happ Game? Can We Do That in the Spring?

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 3, Padres 1 – The Ian Happ Game? Can We Do That in the Spring?

The Padres are going to be seven shades of awful this year. Also: Ian Happ is beasting out.


Cubs Prospect Notes: Happ Breaking Through, Butler Impresses, Almora’s Offensive Potential, More

Cubs Prospect Notes: Happ Breaking Through, Butler Impresses, Almora’s Offensive Potential, More

Bits on a number of Cubs youngsters who are impressing in Spring Training.

The Second Cut is the Pitchest: Cubs Cut 10 Pitchers from Big League Camp

The Second Cut is the Pitchest: Cubs Cut 10 Pitchers from Big League Camp

Most were not likely to be making the big league roster at this point anyway.

The Cubs’ Questionable Lefty Situation, the WBC Celebrations, and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ Questionable Lefty Situation, the WBC Celebrations, and Other Bullets

Injuries and potential ineffectiveness have left the Cubs with one big question spot. Also: big-time bat flips … how do you feel?

Spring Training Miscellany: A’s 9, Cubs 8 – Arrieta Ks, Big Bats Thump, Forgettable Day for Some Pitchers

Spring Training Miscellany: A’s 9, Cubs 8 – Arrieta Ks, Big Bats Thump, Forgettable Day for Some Pitchers

Ah! Another huge lead lost late …

by March 12, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Rocket Homers for Jimenez and Happ, WBC Excitement, and Other Bullets

Rocket Homers for Jimenez and Happ, WBC Excitement, and Other Bullets

It was a homer-happy win for the Cubs over the Rockies yesterday, with Jon Lester getting in his work.


Fifth Starter Spot Still Sorting Itself Out, But It Kinda Doesn’t Matter

Fifth Starter Spot Still Sorting Itself Out, But It Kinda Doesn’t Matter

It might be Mike Montgomery, it might be Brett Anderson. But it’s mostly likely to be “both”. Or, you know, totally disrupted by injuries.

Contreras’s Passion, Hendricks’ Readiness, Service Time Games, and Other Bullets

Contreras’s Passion, Hendricks’ Readiness, Service Time Games, and Other Bullets

Willson Contreras just wants to play ball.

Spring Training Miscellany: Mariners 11, Cubs 10 – Cubs Offense Was Huge, But, Um

Spring Training Miscellany: Mariners 11, Cubs 10 – Cubs Offense Was Huge, But, Um

Not much more you can do than ten extra-base hits and ten runs. Good thing it’s just Spring Training!

by March 10, 2017 Chicago Cubs News