Way Too Early Look at the 2018 Cubs Roster

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The Chicago Cubs still have a couple of spots open on their roster after a pre-Christmas mini-shopping spree.  As expected, the front office went after pitching reinforcements and so the roster is pitcher heavy as they have yet to target a backup catcher or reserve outfielders.  There is plenty of Continue reading Way Too Early Look at the 2018 Cubs Roster

The Cubs and the Rule 5 Draft

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Now that the Winter Meetings are underway, we have almost four days’ worth of transactions, rumors, posturing, and Giancarlo Stanton telling the Miami Marlins to jump off a bridge.  When the dust settles on Thursday, however, the Rule 5 Draft will end the festivities, and I guess we will have Continue reading The Cubs and the Rule 5 Draft

The Cubs Roster Crunch is Coming (Probably After the Break)

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First off, congratulations to Chicago Cubs players Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant for being selected as All-Star reserves this year. The Rizzo/Bryant bro show is on the go to Ohio! @Cubs (I'm using your GIF, thanks) pic.twitter.com/0NJgf0IaLH — Randall J. Sanders (@RandallJSanders) July 6, 2015 Not so lucky for pitchers, though I Continue reading The Cubs Roster Crunch is Coming (Probably After the Break)

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

The Chicago Cubs 42 Man Roster Needs to Get to 40, While Still Fixing a Glaring Hole

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I am not sure how closely you have been paying attention, but the Chicago Cubs have been making a number of free agent signings over the off season making their 40 man roster a mess, Their free agent signings did not stop last night when reports came out of the Continue reading The Chicago Cubs 42 Man Roster Needs to Get to 40, While Still Fixing a Glaring Hole