It’s kinda like he has 18 pitches to work with.
The Cardinals are fine with no closer, they say. The Dodgers may have caught a break. Mike Trout is – as you’d expect – doing something ridiculous.
Let’s get this party started.
Can’t keep ’em all, I guess. You probably barely remember Alvarez anyway.
I think there are just a handful of teams in the conversation, and the Cubs are right there.
High praise, and not a comp you would have expected.
Batted ball rates in the minor leagues aren’t quite what they are in the big leagues, but can’t we still learn some things?
Former Cubs catcher Welington Castillo seems to think so, and he was there for both.
Baseball is Fun: THEY BRING THE HEAT!
I’d say he was actually feeling pretty good.
The Cubs have some of the best guys you could learn from if you were a young pitcher.
Alex Cobb finally looks ready to sign.
Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo have OPS’s above .850 this Spring, and neither is in the top six of Cubs performers.
We’re assuming the Cubs go with eight relievers. But it sounds like seven – and an extra position player – is still on the table.
It doesn’t seem like a serious situation, though, so don’t freak.
The federal government may have just derped its way into a baseball fight.
The offense may have just caught a break.
The Cubs aren’t likely to need pitching next offseason, which means they can focus their funds elsewhere.
MLB’s holiday uniforms have been unveiled, and the Cubs’ looks are solid.
Baseball is Fun: Hey, watch it bro!
The Dodgers – like the Cubs – are reasonably well-stocked on the bench to move guys around and cover.
Not that he was going to show the Reds too much.
Cubs and Reds? Bring on the homers.