The First 100 Games

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One day after Aroldis Chapman officially arrived in Chicago after the big trade, the Chicago Cubs defeated their cross town rival Chicago White Sox to earn victory #60 on the season in 100 games.  This was a fun game late, as the Cubs were getting no-hit for the longest time Continue reading The First 100 Games

Cubs Trade For Aroldis Chapman (UPDATES: Official)

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As all the national guys and some Chicago beat folks continued to confirm each other’s reports, the final stages of the trade for Aroldis Chapman went down overnight and into the morning. Aroldis Chapman is now a Cub, with the #Cubs sending Torres, McKinney, Warren and one more player to Continue reading Cubs Trade For Aroldis Chapman (UPDATES: Official)

Cubs Potentially Trading For Aroldis Chapman? (UPDATES, Getting Close…Sigh)

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Holy shit…after we heard that Gleyber Torres was scratched from the lineup: Gleyber Torres, who's been scratched, was in offer to Yankees. Torres plus for chapman is on table. #cubs #yanks — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) July 24, 2016 That’s REAL Jon Heyman, too.  Here’s I-think-he’s-real Rian, who I trust to Continue reading Cubs Potentially Trading For Aroldis Chapman? (UPDATES, Getting Close…Sigh)

Road To The Title: How To Manage The Cubs Rotation

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There aren’t many questions left for the Chicago Cubs to answer this season. At this point, with roughly two months remaining in the regular season, the main quandary observers have is whether this team is good enough to win in October. Piling up wins in the summer is great, but Continue reading Road To The Title: How To Manage The Cubs Rotation

The Chronicles of Reddick

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It has been a rumor for a long time, even before the Chicago Cubs did their first big trade of the season, but I’m sure you have all seen the Josh Reddick talk floating around the internet and media.  Well, here’s more to fuel the fire: Sources: #Cubs are looking Continue reading The Chronicles of Reddick

The New Guy

13 June 2015:  Seattle Mariners Pitcher Mike Montgomery (37) during the Mariners vs Astros baseball game at Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas.
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The Chicago Cubs are always looking for improvements to their squad, so 12 days before the trade deadline, they made the previously rumored trade official: Montgomery is expected to join the #Cubs on Friday in Milwaukee while Pries will report to @IowaCubs. pic.twitter.com/puLNtc9J9q — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 20, 2016 Continue reading The New Guy

The Invaluable Kyle Schwarber

Mar 2, 2015; Mesa, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs catcher Kyle Schwarber poses for a portrait during photo day at the training center at Sloan Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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You may have seen from various blogs and media outlets that the Chicago Cubs front office were guests on 670 The Score, where they answered a number of important questions leading up to the August 1 trade deadline. “Our philosophy has been you want to be aggressive in the moment, Continue reading The Invaluable Kyle Schwarber

The Value of Patience

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I believe there is a lot of value in patience in all walks of life.  Certainly there are times when you have to attack a task with a sense of urgency, as we are often on the clock and must meet deadlines, but patience and a good approach will often Continue reading The Value of Patience

Cubs Look To Continue Recent Success As Second Half Of Season Gets Underway

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Despite the surge in the first half of the MLB season, a feeling of resignation always looms over the Chicago Cubs and their fans. It’s not that the fans are worried about coming up short or dreading a collapse. Instead, they are almost resigned to the failure; it’s going to Continue reading Cubs Look To Continue Recent Success As Second Half Of Season Gets Underway

Notes From the Commish

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It’s the All-Star Break, and since the cream of the crop of Major League Baseball (at least the ones who aren’t hurt, didn’t pitch on Sunday, and didn’t flake out) is converged on one location, that meant that the media could corner MLB Commisioner Rob Manfred and MLB Players Association Continue reading Notes From the Commish