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The Myth of Greg Maddux, the Soft Tosser

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Every year, fans and media tout a pitcher in the Cubs’ system with the high 80s fastball who had a great year in Tennessee or Iowa the prior season, saying that pitcher deserves a shot. This year, that pitcher is Kyle Hendricks. Invariably, that pitcher with the underwhelming fastball is compared to Greg Maddux. But how dubious is that comparison?

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February 2014

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February 2014

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The Fallen: Josh Vitters Edition

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Before Javier Baez, Albert Almora and Kris Bryant, Josh Vitters was the Top 10 pick Cubs fans dreamed on. Unfortunately, Vitters struggled, failing to reach the true top prospect status that Baez or Bryant reached, as well as not making any impact in the Majors. But is there something yet to hope on with the former third pick in the draft?