Statistically-speaking, the Chicago Cubs are slightly more likely to have a “healthy” year than most other teams.
Starter or reliever? Dale Sveum calls it “the million dollar question.” Actually, it’s probably worth quite a bit more than that.
Barney is bigger and stronger, and getting better. The Cubs will have many Spring lineups, Brett Jackson has a good attitude, and cheers to Harry Caray.
The Cubs’ GM warns about the Theo compensation issue, talks up Bryan LaHair, and lays out the plans for the starting pitchers, among many other things.
The change was on the way in 2013 at the latest, but it’s coming this season. Should we be happy about it?
That headline isn’t just hypothetical. Tom Ricketts is speaking at this year’s SABR Analytics Conference. Wrap your head around that.
April and May could be tough sledding for the Cubs. Randy Wells and Travis Wood will start tomorrow, MLB may hate the Rangers, and the back-up catchers are fighting.
The “readiness” of the Chicago Cubs’ top prospects may not dictate when we see them arrive in Chicago. A comprehensive discussion of service time, Super Two status, and the promotion decision.
The Cubs’ left fielder is paid more than he’s worth, but that, of course, isn’t his fault. And it’s probably the big reason he hears the boos.
The Cubs’ GM is sticking to the “we need guys like Matt Garza” mantra.
Two of the Cubs’ top infield prospects hope to play together in Chicago soon. Dale Sveum wants to win Spring Training, Paul Maholm trusts his defense, and the BN Facebook page is blowing up.
If the Chicago Cubs weren’t in the 21st century before this year, they undoubtedly are now.
The Cubs would reportedly like to trade or extend Garza by mid-season, but what’s the market for him look like this Spring?
They aren’t sexy, but defense and baserunning could be hugely important to the Cubs’ relatively slim hopes in 2012. So it’s good to know the coaches and players are excited about them.
Details on the Cubs’ single-game ticket sale, as well as the games I plan on going to, and possible meet-ups.
It’s technically true. Anthony Rizzo crushes bombs, Chris Volstad understands his best bet, Randy Wells puts his head down, and Starlin Castro gets plunked.
The Cubs’ owner recently spoke on a variety of important topics.
The big lefty reliever is now under Reds control through 2015.
The Cubs are still involved in the not-yet-free agent, but the Red Sox, among others, are stepping up to “make a major push.”