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Here are the Cubs Minor League Camp rosters as of today (3/12).
There has been some player movement in both directions (mainly downward) over the past couple of days.
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While it is nice to win spring training games, the Chicago Cubs are much more worried about evaluating players’ performances than wins and losses this spring. For this reason, the absence of Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo for most of the spring can be seen as a positive for the club, as they have been able to get better looks at some of the younger players. Some of these...
The Cubs are undergoing rebuilding, including a farm system that has missed on some big prospects over the last few years. Can Theo and Jed make this system an elite one?
Note: Avg ranking takes the average of any site I could find that had team rankings (sum of ranks divided by total sites). Comp ranking is the composite for the organization; it basically is a ranking of the averages...
Off to Chicago to examine the local media outlets covering the CHICAGO CUBS. Newspaper- Chicago is a two newspaper town, with both the Sun Times and the Tribune (subscription may be required) serving the city. Both papers’ online sports pages provide comprehensive coverage of the Cubs. Both also have space dedicated to the team. Sun Times
Jeff Samardzija homered and allowed four runs over 4 2-3 innings Monday in the Chicago Cubs' 7-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5.
Samardzija, prepping for an opening-day start at Pittsburgh on April 1, gave up four hits and two walks and struck out two. He hit a solo homer to center in the fifth against Eury De la Rosa that pulled the Cubs to 3-2.
Mitch Mathews brings a rare blend of size and athleticism to BYU’s pass-catching corps, and because he creates a challenge for those covering him, the coaches are going to use him in various ways. Could BYU fans see their very own version of Notre Dame’s Jeff Samardzija beginning to emerge?
After two weeks out with a hamstring injury, Starlin Castro was happy to be back on the field.
Even if it was only for three innings.
Sidelined since Feb. 27, the All-Star got a single and walked Wednesday in the Chicago Cubs' 2-0 loss to the Colorado Rockies.
Castro, who hurt his left leg in a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, walked against Jorge De La Rosa leading off...