The Cubs Senior VP of Scouting and Player Development has things to say about a side of the organization we hear less about these days.
With two more years and a lot of money on his deal … and a historically bad walk rate … can the Cubs afford to give Chatwood another chance?
A.K.A. “The Worst of Two Worlds”
If we were to trust the numbers, it was basically always horrible when Schwarber came to the plate in a big moment.
Harper, Machado … Harper … Machado. The Cubs unquestionably have a need for a big bat and a spot where they could fit Machado.
You can’t fake a quest for the first World Series win in 108 years. But you do have to figure out a way to maintain that sense of urgency.
The good guys keep losing.
It’s about where they’ve been the past couple years.
JAVY-JAVY-JAVY. When it comes to the highlight-reel plays, no one tops Javy Baez.
Go Rockies. Go Braves.
What exactly is that something anyway?
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Girardi getting another shot? More amateur talent trouble for the Braves, and much more from around the league.
Chavez was out-freaking-standing for the Cubs, so let’s hope something gets worked out with ease.
The Cubs president hits on it all, and the disappointment was palpable.
Strop looked fantastic last night, but he was pitching through a level of discomfort that apparently would have taken him out of the next round.
Nobody is calling this year a success.
Left field, eh? Ok.
Alright, this is it.
The FBI is investigation some MLB teams’ dealings in Latin America, and it sounds pretty bad (for the Dodgers, at least).
So what happens tonight? Chaos, probably.
Rocky … Rockies … it’s all starting to add up.
It’s hard to tell what so much exposure will mean.
Now or never.