10 Bold Predictions for 2014 – How Did I Do?

At the beginning of the season, I made some predictions for what I thought would potentially happen. Most people just crank these things out and no one usually goes back to see how they did. Today we’re going to do just that.

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Five Burning Questions : Turning the Page

Published on August 20th, 201435 comment

  In Cubs lore we will look back at the years 2009-2013 as the lost years.  What is also known in baseball circles as the “rebuilding years”.  2014 peddled along at […]

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Should the Cubs Pass on Signing an Ace this Off-Season?

Published on August 19th, 201435 comment

As we get closer and closer to the off-season, Joe Aiello wonders if the Cubs should be looking at a non-traditional route when it comes to building their rotation for next season.

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It’s Time to Stop Comparing Javier Baez to Gary Sheffield

Published on August 19th, 201415 comment

Since the day Javier Baez was drafted, we’ve heard the comparisons to the last king of bat speed, Gary Sheffield. Those comparisons have only become more prevalent with Baez’s promotion to the Majors. But do they really have anything in common?

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Baseball Gets A New Boss, Pair of Aces’ Streaks End & More!

Published on August 18th, 201432 comment

Postseason races are heating up as we’ve now reached the middle of August. There was some big news this week, so let’s get to it!

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Random Thoughts from an August Day Game

Published on August 14th, 201411 comment

Jacob Turner makes his Cubs debut and is sharp. Edwin Jackson? Not so much. We also have a new Commish!

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Ask Joe Anything

Published on August 14th, 201473 comment

We’re going to try something new here to see if it goes over well. If you are good, you can have nice things, but if not, we’ll take it away. The design here is an open forum for you to ask me anything. Maybe it’s questions to get to know me better.

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2015 Free Agent Pitchers: My Quick Take

Published on August 13th, 201412 comment

The Cubs will have plenty of money to spend; but will there be any pitcher worthwhile to spend it on?

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The Real Strength of the 2014 Cubs: The Bullpen

Published on August 12th, 201411 comment

As we inch closer to the end of the 2014 campaign, Luke Jett takes a look at one of the strengths of the team this season.

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Back to the Cubs Future: A Look Back at the Baseball America Top 10 List from 2011

Published on August 12th, 20146 comment

Each year, Baseball America releases their top 10 list for each organization and projects the lineup three years out. Joe Aiello takes a look back and 2011 to see how they did now that 2014 is here. Hint: It’s not pretty.

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