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J-Hey Update and Evaluating Next Year’s Competition

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The News of the Day Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward — he of the consistent outfielding prowess and the less-than-consistent bat — won his fifth career Gold Glove Award Tuesday evening. He won one last year with the Cubs, two in 2012 and 2014 with the Atlanta Braves, and another in 2015 with the St. Louis Cardinals. Heyward joins Andre Dawson and Bob Dernier as the only Cubs outfielders to win the award multiple times. We’re all happy for Heyward, sure — but let’s be honest: would you trade that Gold Glove for another 10 home runs and 20 RBIs? […]

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Time to Reign in the Celebration and Focus on 2017

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One Last Hurrah In many ways, Monday night served as Cubs fans’ last chance to openly bask in the glow of last year’s World Series victory. Then again, we’re talking about Cubs fans here – they’ll continue to celebrate regardless – and if things go well again this season, the celebration may fail to cease for the entire summer. But Monday night marked the last real opportunity to celebrate the 2016 season in isolation; from here on out, the focus should be on 2017. And considering the forward-thinking mentality of the front office, the coaching staff and the roster, I think […]