Minor League Update: Lower levels shining

There are several players to watch at the lower minor league levels, particularly short season Eugene, and the time is getting close when trades may send some of our beloved prospects elsewhere.

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Javier Baez Breaks His Finger, Out 4-8 Weeks

Published on June 8th, 20153 comment

In case you missed it, Javier Baez broke his finger on Sunday. The doctors have placed the timetable at 4-8 weeks. For Baez, it’s almost a lost year at this […]

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Game 54 Notes – Hammel is Masterful and We May Have a Closer Problem

Published on June 7th, 20154 comment

Saturday gave us another masterful performance by Jason Hammel, a potential closer controversy, and a much needed win.

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Game 53 Notes – Rizzo goes deep twice, but they struck first

Published on June 5th, 2015one comment

This is a very tough road trip, and tonight was an example of why that’s the case. Even with Rizzo’s pair of homeruns, the Cubs couldn’t catch up to the Nationals.

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A Look at the Cubs First Draft Ever

Published on June 5th, 20158 comment

With Monday marking the start of the 2015 Rule 4 draft, Chris Neitzel takes a look back and where it all started on the Northside.

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A List of the Greatest Offensive Seasons In Cubs History by Position

Published on June 4th, 20158 comment

Today we look back at the archives of Chicago Cubs baseball and summarize the greatest offensive seasons at each position in Cubs history by offensive WAR.

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Game 51 Notes – Good Teams Don’t Lose Series To Bad Teams

Published on June 4th, 201541 comment

A frustrating end to the series with the Marlins is yet another example of why this team may not quite be ready for the big stage.

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Minor League Update: Two to the ‘pen

Published on June 3rd, 20157 comment

The bullpen looks like it could use a little bit of help in the 6th and 7th innings, and it appears as though some help may be on the way.

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Game 49 Notes – Laying the Hammel on the Fish

Published on June 2nd, 201591 comment

Coming into the series, the Cubs had the potential for a sweep if they did three things. On Monday they won game one by doing all of them.

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Looking Back at Week 8 of MLB

Published on June 1st, 20155 comment

Max Scherzer and Paul Goldschmidt dominate, the Cubs struggle against top teams and the Marlins are still doing Marlin things. Find it all here in the Week 8 Recap.

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