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Thursday

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Yu Fit the Mold

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Deja Yu? Am I the only one seeing parallels between the Cubs’ last two big free agent pitchers? I doubt it, but I break it down for you anyway, and attempt to shed some light on why I’m ecstatic, for those still iffy about it all.

Wednesday

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February 2018

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Tuesday

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February 2018

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Two Non-Roster Names to Watch

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Pitchers and catches officially report for duty today, which signals the official beginning to spring training. As we head toward the start of the exhibition schedule, I wanted to point your attention to a couple non-roster invitees that have an outside chance of making the opening day roster and what needs to happen to get them there.

Monday

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February 2018

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Sunday

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February 2018

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Darvish Completes A Tantalizing Rotation

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Now that Yu Darvish has signed what I believe to be a pretty acceptable “six year” contract, the Cubs have filled out their five-man rotation. I love the signing and the potential of the rotation had me doing a little research to see if this is the best rotation the Cubs have ever put together.