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Jorge Soler, 2015 Fantasy Outlook

Ayo whaddup, it's ya boy Grey Albright aka the Fantasy Master Lothario aka White Chocolate aka The Ladder You Use To Reach New Heights aka The God Particle aka Supreme Court Judge Reinhold aka Paid Overtime aka Close Parking Spot When You're In A Rush aka Al Swearengen's Swearing Dictionary aka Teacher, We Don't Need No Education aka The Weird Guy That Latches Onto...
Via Razzball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Rumors: Kyle Schwarber "best hitter" in 2014 draft class

While the Chicago Cubs have yet to put together a team capable of competing into October on the field, they continue to get build the team towards that level in the near future. The Cubs surprised many by passing on taking a pitcher in the first round of the 2014 draft, electing to take catcher Kyle Schwarber instead. According to Baseball America, that was a wise decision. #456057864...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Rumors: Chicago intent on signing impact starting pitcher

The Chicago Cubs continue to take steps towards being consistently competitive and achieving their first playoff berth since 2008. One key ingredient the Cubs hope to find is another impact starter to pitch alongside Jake Arrieta.#456054212 / gettyimages.comAccording to John Arguello of Cubs Den, the Chicago Cubs are looking for an impact starting pitcher to add to their near-complete...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Top-Five Cubs Prospects by Projected WAR

Earlier today, Kiley McDaniel published his consummately researched and demonstrably authoritative prospect list for the Chicago Cubs. What follows is a different exercise than that, one much smaller in scope and designed to identify not Chicago’s top overall prospects but rather the rookie-eligible players in the Cubs system who are most ready to produce wins […]
Via Fangraphs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Prospects: Chicago Cubs

Evaluating The Prospects: Rangers, Rockies, Diamondbacks, Twins, Astros, Red Sox & Cubs Scouting Explained: Introduction, Hitting Pt 1 Pt 2 Pt 3 Pt 4 Pt 5 Pt 6 The Cubs have the deepest system I’ve written up so far and the most impact talent, with much of it at the upper levels.  There’s a case to be made that this is the best system in baseball and  it has to […]
Via Fangraphs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Demolition begins on Wrigley Field bleachers

Photos of Wrigley Field with demolished bleachers is a very jarring visual that will shake anyone who's ever been to the park.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What Might Have Been: What The Cubs World Series Shirt Looked Like

Oh the old what if game. What if Bartman never tried catching that foul ball back in 2003? The Cubs were so close but so far from a World Series birth, and now a Cubs World Series shirt has surfaced to bring back the painful memories. Mark Suppelsa WGN-TV news anchor Mark Suppelsa has revealed that he in fact owns a Cubs World Series shirt and let tells the story of how he got the...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

State of the Cubs: Don't take Starlin Castro for granted

The Cubs are in a Catch-22 situation with Starlin Castro. The trade rumors would have intensified if they hadn’t signed him to a long-term extension — seven years, $60 million, club option for 2020 — and he got closer and closer to big paydays in arbitration and free agency. But that deal also looks so reasonable — and an All-Star shortstop is so hard to find — that he...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Is The Best Player For Every Chicago Sports Team?

It’s a debate that is sure to draw some heated discussions, but why not ask anyway?  Who are the absolute best players for every major Chicago sports franchise? Chicago Cubs:  Anthony Rizzo The 25-year old first baseman from Florida has emerged as one of several exciting young prospects for the Chicago Cubs over the past year.  Anthony Rizzo had his best season to date in 2014...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Cubs’ 2014 season awards

The Chicago Cubs’ 2014 season may be over, but now the Cubs’ front office can turn their attention to offseason moves in an attempt to make the Cubs a threat in the NL Central in 2015. As we head into the offseason, let’s hand out the team awards for the 2014 season. MVP – Anthony Rizzo Not surprisingly, Anthony Rizzo brings home the Cubs’ Most Valuable Player award. Rizzo...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Time to Forgive Steve Bartman

As Cubs fans everywhere remember what could have been, somewhere a certain Steve Bartman continues to receive death threats. 11 years on, Cubs fans still look longingly as the 2003 Cubs team, a plucky group of players, arguably the most successful since 1945. The Cubs were tantalizingly close to a World Series, the fanbase was so ready to shed the decades long stigma derived from...
Via Sports Mockery
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Rumors: Chicago could look to trade Tsuyoshi Wada

The Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations, Theo Epstein, spoke yesterday about the state of the club and needs going forward at an event for season ticket holders. Epstein mentioned the strength of the bullpen and pitching depth in general, but also the need to add impact pitching from without the organization. He did not mention starting left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada.#455677172...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2003 Cubs World Series hats were made

Remember the infamous Steve Bartman incident during Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS? Right before... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

... and Down Goes Frazier!

Victor Caratini blasted a two-run home run, doubled, singled twice, walked, and scored four runs, Jordan Hankins knocked-in four runs with three run-scoring singles, Kevonte Mitchell singled twice and doubled, scored twice, and drove-in a run, Chesny Young laced a bases-loaded three-run triple and a single, and Johan Matos belted a solo home run and singled, in an AZ Instructional...
Via Cub Reporter
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs interested in Yasiel Puig?

It would appear the hot stove is already burning. After calling up Javier Baez and Jorge Soler late in the season and with super prospect Kris Bryant waiting in the wings, the Chicago Cubs have all of a sudden become the sexy team to bet on to be playing in October the next couple of years. And I’d have to imagine this would help the cause immensely. Are the Dodgers shopping Puig...
Via Hall of Very Good
11 days ago  |  2 Comments
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