Managing this mess is going to be Matt Nagy’s biggest challenge.
By all accounts, the Cubs made a very good – and “annoying” to the Cardinals – hire.
We know about Shogo Akiyama, but are the Cubs also looking at a Japanese slugger? Sounds like yes, though the fit is tough.
Don’t you disparage Soriano!
Does Zack Short need protection this week? Or does the presence of two other infielders sufficiently mitigate the risk?
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Some words from the Bears GM.
It’s a price tag that is a bit too high for a bench guy, which means Akiyama is definitely pricing himself as a starter.
Injuries are no fun.
Andujar has tons of upside in his bat and is still pre-arb, but he also had shoulder surgery last year. Oh, and also, Schwarber might be a monster.
Remember when the Bears (briefly) solved their kicking problem?
Can the Cubs roster a guy who was so thoroughly crushed by lefties at AAA? Yeah, actually. Maybe so.
There’s no questioning LaVine’s talent, but at some point it must translate into wins.
The injury has a name … and a timeline.
Jeter is a lock, but beyond that, it’s going to be debatin’ season.
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How much of an upgrade for the Cubs would Shogo Akiyama actually be? Also, there are even more starting pitchers coming to the market.
Same old script in Hollywood.
That’s often how this works. There is a lot of interest in Gray, a guy we really would love to see the Cubs go after.
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I sure still don’t like it one bit.
Injury or not, last night was a reminder that Trubisky just isn’t going to be the guy after this season.
Not only did the Bears lose, they did so leaving more questions than answers.
Please baby, one more party in L.A.
Tua’s injury could have an impact on the 2020 NFL Draft .. and ultimately, the Bears.
Chicago needs a lot of help.
The whole thing was ridiculous, and we still don’t even know whether the Bears attended or not. Some say they did. Some say they didn’t.
If you’re that brazen, it just leads people to wonder what else you were doing.
It was just a firm part of the Astros’ culture. This was all normal to them.
His time will come.
A trip to IR ends Trey Burton’s season.