Albert Almora, Jr. does many things very well – but could he be developing a little more power?
At last. A win. It felt like it took a week. Oh, wait.
A fresh start for the Cubs in New York after yesterday’s off-day.
There’s a time to hang onto your prospects and a time to deal them. At some point, the Cubs will turn that corner. Thoughts on picking up specific pitchers, and more.
Jason Motte has been crafty as he has yet to regain the swing-and-miss stuff that made him a relief ace.
The weekend sweep offers something of a clarifying effect, and it’s not all bad.
Some pundits have the Cubs tied to lower-ranked prospects – does that mean anything? This front office has earned the benefit of the doubt, yes?
Timed rounds and single elimination. It’ll be very different this year, if nothing else.
Are rentals off the table? Are longer-term pieces the focus? For my part, I see only one type of arm that should no longer be a target.
For the second time in a little over a month, the Cubs turn to the Mets to help end a skid.
The Cubs will have no All-Star Game starters this year, which is no big deal. It’s also a little surprising that they’re not making a better showing, given the fan base.
The former home of the Eugene Emeralds was lost. That, and scores and highlights.
When you lose five in a row, bad things happen to your playoff odds.
There are no questions about whether this young man will hit at AAA.
The big righty was excellent for the Cubs in the first half last year, and has been again this year.
Underwood to the DL, Null to High-A, and a new undrafted free agent signing.
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.
Jorge Soler’s coming back from an ankle injury, and the Cubs could use his lively bat.