They’re fun, okay?!
That’s a bummer.
A converted outfielder with 6.0 innings of relief to his name? Okay, Cubs. I see you.
Bleacher Nation July Prospect Ranking Update: Numbers 13 Through 2 (Yes, It’s Weird, But We Have Reasons)
A little shuffling after getting some org feedback, plus the addition of draftees.
“This is merely an exercise to see if we can put on a baseball season safely, and so it deserves all of our best efforts.”
The Cubs newest prospect (to be) has been given some impressive comps.
A few additional updates from the Cubs’ President.
MLBits: Yankees Planning for Fans, Manfred Clarifies Comments, Hicks Not Ready Yet, Rampant COVID Speculation, More
Another location wants fans in the stadium. Manfred didn’t quite mean what it sounded like he said. Much more from around baseball here.
We don’t know how long Quintana will actually be out, but it’s time to start thinking about guys like Mills, Alzolay, and Rea, among others.
Upwards of half of minor league teams are facing insolvency. The damage to the sport is eye-popping.
I still think this is very much debatable.
There’s no coming back from this.
Rob Manfred: “We weren’t going to play more than 60 games no matter how the negotiations with the players went.”
I suspect Manfred did not mean that to sound like it sounded …
In May, alone, Happ’s partnered donations helped serve 2,300 meals to those in need.
One way to watch Cubs baseball in person right away this year.
The Cubs had been rumored as a substitute.
The process: it really is beginning. (Say hi, but keep your distance!)
It sounds like Cubs pitchers have done an excellent job with their arm health during the shut down.
Well this is a very scary experience from a guy who was otherwise young and healthy.
Cubs players start reporting to Summer Camp today, but the marker is less about hype and more about hope.
20 homers in a single calendar month. Hard to see that happening again any time soon.
Heyward is supporting childcare, eldercare, transportation, and temporary housing for healthcare workers, as well as contact tracing in Chicago.
This will create some very bizarre situations.
This was expected, but it really sucks.
The 25-year-old righty apparently possesses a herculean sinker, but not much else. Yet.
So many complicated things going on in this sport, in this country, at this time.
Still a big fan of that setup, and the rest of the lineup flows nicely, too.
Hoyer and Ross Speak: Opt-out Decisions, Five-Man Rotation, DH Plans, Trade Deadline Expectations, Adding Prospects, Much More
The GM and the manager had a LOT to say.
Player tests are forthcoming.
Leake is the first player we know about who will not participate in the COVID-shortened season.
If we get a season underway, the opener could be incredible.
Thoughts on the Cubs’ Initial Roster: Why Names Are Missing, Transaction Considerations, Prospects, Much More
A whole lot to get into after thinking through the Cubs’ initial 60-man roster, which features just 50 names.
Another country is ready to permit fans at their baseball games. The Cubs have an elite relief prospect perhaps?