Catching Upgrades Will be Difficult for Cubs

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One of the popular topics of conversation in the Twitterverse has become upgrading the catcher position moving into 2015.  Without question, incumbent Welington Castillo has not had the type of season that we all would have liked, which is to say he has not emphatically made himself a core piece Continue reading Catching Upgrades Will be Difficult for Cubs

Road to Opening Day: #30

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The Cubs lost to the Angels.  But it’s spring training so I don’t care as much about wins and losses, I just want to check up on a few players, one of whom made us all swoon: OMG much far so power.  Anyway…today there’s supposed to be a split-squad day-night Continue reading Road to Opening Day: #30

The Cubs and Catchers

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Dabynsky has often lamented the lack of depth at the catcher position for the Cubs past incumbent starter Welington Castillo.  The worry is that if Beef Castle goes down with an injury, there are no true MLB-ready catchers in-house to step in.  My argument is that you can’t have two Continue reading The Cubs and Catchers

Is there a catcher controversy?

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“Tom (Downers Grove) People are downplaying the importance of Navarro coming here and backing up Castillo. Am I the only one who thinks Navarro was a great pick up and could play his way into starting? Bruce Levine (1:35 PM) No, you’re not–I’m convinced of the same possible result. During Continue reading Is there a catcher controversy?