Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo are the Cubs’ All-Stars, and we’ll see if the NL can lock up home-field advantage in the World Series. Meaningfulness!
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The Reds figure to be sellers heading into the deadline, but how big? Also: is there a way to make Jonathan Papelbon still make sense for the Cubs?
The Cubs figure to be on the buyer side of the ledger this year, so it’s worth exploring the teams with whom they might match up.
Would you want to see 32 teams? 16 in each league? Where, and what would the post-season look like?
Here’s hoping the weather cooperates, and then Bryant and Rizzo meet in the final.
The latest from the rumor mill with a few weeks to go before the Deadline.
The Padres may very well become active sellers, but does Shields – and his contract – make sense for the Cubs? What about the rest of the Padres?
Kazmir has been connected to the Cubs as a possible target this month – is that now affected?
Both are very deserving in years that were particularly strong at their positions.
The latest in the hacking scandal reveals new levels of embarrassment as an organizational rising star burns out.
That won’t help the Pirates as they try to climb in the Central – and to hold onto the top Wild Card spot.
No Cubs, as expected. And only four Royals. Boo. So much for watching the world burn.
Teams scout other teams all the time, but the Cubs have been connected to Kazmir before.
That’s not exactly a low-level intern.
Does that mean the Cubs still have a chance for the top positional prospect in the class?
There’s some crazy stuff going down in Anaheim today. Also, perennial top young Orioles arm Dylan Bundy is hurt again. This time, it’s tricky.
Timed rounds and single elimination. It’ll be very different this year, if nothing else.
The Cubs reportedly aren’t interested in Jon Niese anymore. Any other pitcher trades make sense? A familiar face, perhaps? Plus so much more from the rumor mill.
The Miami slugger has a broken hand, which mostly a bummer.
It’s almost July, but the true sellers still haven’t emerged from the pack.