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Broadcaster Jerry Remy loses part of tooth during game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Jerry Remy has spent a lot of time in the broadcast booth, but the fourth inning of Wednesday’s game between the Red Sox and Chicago Cubs will be one won’t soon forget. With Cubs third baseman Mike Olt at the plate, the conversation between Remy and Don Orsillo shifted […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Jeff Samardzija catch a break with the Cubs?

There were many trade rumors surrounding Chicago Cubs’ starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija this past offseason, and so far this year he probably wishes that those trade rumors had come to reality. Samardzija has made 10 starts so far this season, and he has yet to come up with his first win. His lack of success in the win category has not been his fault, however, as he is currently...
Via Sports-Glory
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Olt’s Playing Time

When the Chicago Cubs acquired Mike Olt in the trade that sent Matt Garza to the Texas Rangers, I was super excited. After all, Olt was a top rated prospect both in the Rangers organization and in baseball over all. What was better, he played third base which was a gaping hole in the Cubs every day lineup. After all, at that time they had Luis Valbuena as the primary player at the...
Via World Series Dreaming
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

I Still Like My Philly 3B More Than Mike Olt 3B

You, "So, Grey, I appreciate a well-coiffed mustache as much as the next straight man, but are you trying to tell me Luis Valbuena isn't a virtual lock at 3rd base?" Crazy shizz, right? The Cubs made the right move and went with Mike Olt to at least platoon at 3rd base. Here's what I kinda said in the past, "Don’t you love when New Yorkers say the expression...
Via Razzball
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Better Know a Cub: Mike Olt

Mike Olt is a strong man. He's a patient man. He's a man with a good glove. And he is a man almost wholly written off in some parts. He's a man with undeniable warts and undeniable talents; this is a quality he shares with everyone in baseball not named Mike Trout. Most importantly to me, he's a man who will likely be tabbed Opening Day as the starting 3B for the...
Via Obstructed View OLD
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

45 Prospects in 45 Days: Chicago’s Mike Olt

Photo Credit: Eric Brynsvold Over the next 45 days the staff here at The Fix will profile and predict the fantasy fates of prospects that could – should, in some cases – be closely monitored on the waiver wire or even in the draft room. For the projection portion of the article, we will try our best to give you projections from all three major projection systems. Those projection...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Olt says his vision is OK now

The Cubs are hoping Mike Olt can, at some point, take over 3rd base and put up some of the impressive numbers he did prior to 2013. He had a horrible season in the minor leagues last year and it's been blamed on a vision problem that he had after a concussion last winter. He says he's fine now. “I don’t mind answering that anymore,” Olt says. “Last year was so stressful...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Mike Olt Has Vision of Starting at Third

Chicago Cubs News- Mike Olt has his eyes set on the playing third base for the Chicago Cubs this season. A couple of  years ago he was a promising prospect in the Texas Rangers organization until a game changing event happened. Olt has put that behind him and is looking ahead. On The Rise Olt was originally drafted in the second round of the 2010 draft by the Texas Rangers and saw...
Via Sports Mockery
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Olt 'seeing' just fine

Baseball players get asked it all the time, but for Chicago Cubs third base prospect Mike Olt the question has more meaning. “How are you seeing the ball?” Olt had vision problems last spring, which helped derail his season with the Texas Rangers before he was traded to the Cubs. He didn’t fare much better at Triple-A Iowa, hitting .168 in 39 games. All that’s behind him...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Olt wants to win the 3rd base job

Mike Olt was acquired in July, along with CJ Edwards, Justin Grimm and a player to be named later (Neil Ramirez), for Matt Garza. Olt was having a horrible season and there were vision concerns at the time of the trade. I seem to recall it being better or even all fixed at the time of the trade, but then we got word that his vision troubles continued. Now it's all fixed again...
Via Obstructed View OLD
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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