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I guess there's something going on tomorrow? The MLB draft is tomorrow. The Cubs worked out possible first round picks Carlos Correa (SS) and Max Fried (P) earlier this week, and several draft evaluators are prognisticating that the Cubs will take high school OF Albert Almora. It's nice not having to worry about the Cubs [...]
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ROUND 1 (6): Albert Almora, CF R/R, 6'2 180, 18 years oldMater Academy (Hialeah Gardens, FL) COMMENT: Rated best HS defensive outfielder and 2nd best HS hitter in draft by Baseball America... Gold Glove quality defender right now... has average arm strength but outstanding accuracy... is line-drive hitter with plus bat-speed... has just average speed for a centerfielder but is...
Orange Guy had Jim Callis from Baseball America and Kevin Goldstein from Baseball Prospectus on the Cubs pre-pregame show today. The highlights Callis: Gaussman is the best player that actually has a chance of dropping to the Cubs, though the chance of him doing so is small (but nontrivial!) Cubs will probably draft Almora Callis [...]
Despite not hitting a home run in the Chicago Cubs first 30 games, OF Alfonso Soriano has caught fire during the past 30 days.
To read this feature and watch a video of Soriano's highlights, please click the link below.
Iowa Brett Jackson is red hot right now ending a HR shy of the cycle but he isn't the only prospect in Iowa on a tear as Josh Vitters hit another HR and added a double to boot. This is one of the best streaks of Vitters career and he has resurrected his prospect status [...]
In the first rund with the 6th overall pick the Cubs selected Albert Almora. No surprise here. Almora is a latter-day A.J. Hinch in that he has become a go-to player for USA Baseball national teams from a young age. Almora was USA Baseball's 2011 athlete of the year after being MVP of the 18-and-under [...]
It never ceases to amaze me what people will try and sell on Craigslist.Out of complete boredom, I was looking on the website to see how much people were selling their tickets for the upcoming series between the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox.And found this.Pristine 16" glass water pipe (aka Bong) with cavity, slider and ice chamber.This is a "like new" water pipe...
The Chicago Cubs of the National League Central Division recently let it be known that they've had enough. They're through with Major League Baseball for at least the next two or three years and they just want to be left alone.Apparently the club has let various Major League Baseball media know that every player on the current roster except shortstop Starlin Castro is for...
With the second pick of the night and the 43rd overall, the Cubs have selected Pierce Johnson from Missouri State. He was Baseball America's highest rated draft prospect not yet drafted. Here's what they say about him. Few colleges can match Missouri State's recent track record for producing pitchers. Since 2001, the Bears have had [...]
The Cubs signed Hong Chih Kuo to a minor league contract according to Patrick Mooney. #Cubs have signed Hong-Chih Kuo, an All-Star in 2010, to a minor-league deal. He will report to Mesa. — Patrick Mooney (@CSNMooney) June 4, 2012 Kuo was once a pretty good reliever. Taking the average of the non-Fans projections available [...]
Four Rockies pitchers combined to toss a six-hit shutout, as the Cubs were blanked 3-0 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Dust Storm Field at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, east of Scottsdale, AZ.
Here is the box score from today’s game (Cubs players only):
CUBS LINEUP: 1. Trey Martin, CF: 0-4 (K, P-5, F-7, 1-3)2a. Shawon Dunston Jr, LF-DH...
The June 10th Cincinnati Reds-Detroit Tigers game was recently selected for exclusive national broadcast, so it is no longer available to be part of FOX Sports Ohios Reds lineup. As a make-up, please note that FOX Sports Ohio has picked up the Reds game on Saturday, August 18 at 1pm against the Chicago Cubs. The game will be preceded by Reds Live pregame show at 12:30pm and followed...