Cash Rules Everything Around Me

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The Andrew Cashner for Anthony Rizzo deal has been a hot topic this season with the apparent Cashner breakout, and the Cubs have received their fair share of backlash for the deal, but was it really a bad deal like some media outlets have made it seem? I’m not too Continue reading Cash Rules Everything Around Me

The Case Against Masahiro Tanaka

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With most of the big free agents now off the board, the attention of the baseball world has turned to the coveted Japanese import Masahiro Tanaka. With the new posting system now in place, more teams than ever should be able to at least get a shot at signing the Continue reading The Case Against Masahiro Tanaka

Non Tender Targets

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As yesterdays non tender deadline passed, many interesting free agents were dumped into the player pool. A number of these could make sense on a Cubs team that has more holes in it than a piece of Swiss cheese. I’m going to take a look at some of these potential Continue reading Non Tender Targets

No Trade December

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The Detroit Tigers have traded Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals for infielder Steve Lombardozzi and left handed pitchers Robbie Ray and Ian Krol. This is an ok haul for the Tigers. Krol is a reliever and Lombardozzi is most likely a utility infielder. Former Baseball Prospectus writer and current Continue reading No Trade December

Strop the Presses

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  In a recent interview with the Chicago Tribune, Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio hinted that the closer job was currently up for grabs between Pedro Strop and Hector Rondon. Lets take a look at the first half of that duo and see Pedro Strop’s case for the 9th inning Continue reading Strop the Presses

Goodbye is Always the Hardest Part

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Everybody loves prospects. These young up and comers breathe hope into a downtrodden fanbase of a bottom of the barrel team. And who could blame them? In the past few years we have seen young stars like Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Jose Fernandez jump right to the big leagues Continue reading Goodbye is Always the Hardest Part

Not So Fast!

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The major spending spree fans have been hoping for might not be coming just yet. In an interview with Ken Davidoff (that you can find here) of the New York Post, Theo Epstein dropped some interesting hints about the future of building the team. Theo dropped some interesting tidbits in Continue reading Not So Fast!

Run the Cubs

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With Baseball America releasing their Cubs top 10 prospect list, I wanted to write something to celebrate the occasion. A straight analysis of the list wouldn’t have been particularly fun, so I decided to get creative with this one. Instead of comparing four of the top players in the system Continue reading Run the Cubs

Say no to Prospect for Prospect trades!

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Earlier this week Jon Heyman discussed the possibility of the Cubs and Marlins getting together for a prospect on prospect trade. My advice to you all is not to get too used to the idea. Trades of minor leaguers just don’t happen very much. Heyman himself acknowledges this in his Continue reading Say no to Prospect for Prospect trades!

Hello Everybody!

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Hello Cubs fans, My name is Kevin Brown. For some reason Mauricio gave me an offer to help put out content for you all, so I gladly accepted the opportunity. I’m a college freshman at Binghamton University in New York who has been looking for a shot to get in Continue reading Hello Everybody!