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Kris Bryant so far

Well, it’s happened. The biggest prospect the Cubs have had since Mark Prior (or Corey Patterson, if we’re talking positional prospects). Kris Bryant came up to ridiculously awesome fanfare. It didn’t last. After his third consecutive strikeout in his first game, you could already hear some of the Cubs fan yelling “you suck!” No wonder Theo likes to start out prospects...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs 2015 Prospect Comparisons Are Incredibly Exciting

Baseball America released its top-100 Prospects list last Friday that featured six players in the Chicago Cubs organization. Fans have been burned in the past, thinking top prospects would show up to the big leagues and save the Cubs and more often than not those highly touted prospects ended as terrible busts. Just thinking about Corey Patterson and Felix Pie makes me angry. Oh...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Starting Lineup for Former Failed Cubs Prospects

Much has been talked about the highly touted prospects soon to make their way to Wrigley. It’s exciting and fun but before we reserve their place in Cooperstown, let’s take a stroll down memory lane of the top failed Cubs prospects.   Starting Pitchers: Rich Hill LHP – Drafted in the 4th round in 2002 out of Michigan, Hill had the makings of a top of the rotation starter...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Cubs Fans Need to Calm Down About Javier Baez

When Cubs “super-prospect”, Javier Baez was called up earlier this week, Cubs fans were, for lack of a better word, giddy. Indeed, Javier Baez, the symbol of the Cubs long awaited future had finally arrived. His debut? Well, I won’t be telling my future kids about the first time I saw Javier Baez play. Yes, I know he had a monster shot to give the Cubs a lead in the 12th innings...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

7 Best Chicago Cubs Opening Day Games In Last 50 Years

As the Chicago Cubs get ready to open up the 2014 season, let’s take a look back on some of the greatest Chicago Cubs opening day games of the past 50 years. Last year, if you’ll recall, featured an incredible performance in Pittsburgh by Jeff Samardzija. Samardzija led the Cubs to a 3-1 victory by going eight innings, striking out nine and only allowing three base runners. ...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor Moves: Patterson In, Rodriguez Out

In the next several weeks leading into Spring Training, the White Sox, like every other ball club, will be making some minor moves to fill any small holes they may have throughout the organization. A couple have gone down recently, with one veteran coming in and another low-end prospect heading out. Photo Credit: US Presswire The team signed 30 year-old utility man...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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