The guy who held the record for the longest start to a career without a hit did this. First homer since high school. And it predicted the World Series win!
Lots more going on at Cubs camp today. Let’s take a look.
Baseball is Fun: Walk-off home runs, straight steals of third … anything can happen on an intentional walk!
You know the guys at the very top, but what’s most interesting is the volume of pitching.
How the Cubs Subtly Reinvent Pitchers Like Brett Anderson, Eddie Butler, Alec Mills, and Casey Kelly
The Cubs are lacking upper-level pitching depth, but they’ve got the right guys in place to find some hidden gems.
It’s the setup that makes the most sense, unconventional though it may be.
The technology is not quite there, and, even if it were, there’s still a debate to be had.
Apparently, Sosa’s interview earlier this week did not go over well.
Baseball is Fun: On his birthday, let’s look back at why (and more importantly, how much) the Mets are paying him for the next 19 years!
How the Cubs will sort things out this weekend, and also, how is Rick Renteria feeling about how he departed the Cubs?
Cubs players with a fill-in-the-blank video that will definitely make you smile.
Montgomery, Zastryzny, Buchanan, and Anderson get the first four games, but the Cubs have a ton of depth beyond that.
More public sparring on rules changes, the apparently incomplete CBA, and much more.
Squashed by the owners. Oops.
There are some reasons for optimism.