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.
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Bryant’s raise projects to be modest, while Baez projects to get paaaaid.
The Cubs’ TV rights deals are up next year, which means a lucrative new contract – or a new network altogether – is on the way.
Big day for Cubs prospects, a Cubs season in quotes, and why you should fear the offseason Phillies.
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.
I get nervous when I look at the future for the Cubs’ bullpen.
Three years ago today, things were very happy. Corners were turned.
How the Cubs go about evaluating their hitting coach situation after just one year. Also: the Brewers will never lose again.
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.
When the natural dips come at the same time, it can really sting a team.
The fourth highest-rated game since the format began.
I won’t fight anyone who says it *is* an easy decision, but I think we should have a chat about it first.
Theo Epstein still wants Joe Maddon to be the manager of the Cubs. For 2019. Then we’ll see.
The Cubs president hits on it all, and the disappointment was palpable.
The league determined that suspension was appropriate under the joint domestic violence policy.
That is less the question than what happens after that, though.
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.
Given how things trended, and the lack of internal development, that’s not an easy question to answer.
Nobody is calling this year a success.
The Cubs’ shortstop has been out for two weeks as MLB investigates.
So hard to transition into “normal” stuff after a loss like that. I need a hug.
It’s crazy that this is even a conversation. And yet, given everything, I understand why Joe Maddon’s job is being discussed.
“They know we’re the best.”
Left field, eh? Ok.
So he’ll take a late at bat then? I kid, I kid …
Sure would be nice to have some “perfect scenario” plans come to fruition.
That would at least explain why his velocity was so down on Sunday. Maybe it explains the preceding month and a half, too.
No huge surprises here, though a couple just-in-case arms make the list.