A (Somewhat Serious) Case for Munenori Kawasaki

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I want Munenori Kawasaki to make the Chicago Cubs in the year 2016. I can’t believe I wrote that sentence or even entertained that notion in my head. I hate no hit backup middle infielders. Jonathan Herrera‘s presence on the Cubs pained me for most of 2015. It isn’t my Continue reading A (Somewhat Serious) Case for Munenori Kawasaki

With Season Over, Off-Season Moves Coming Fast

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With the 2015 season coming to an abrupt end at the hands of the New York Mets, now is as good a time as any to look ahead to the off-season.  After all, it’s getting close to the end of October and there are a lot of key decisions to Continue reading With Season Over, Off-Season Moves Coming Fast

As Cubs Inch Closer to the Wild Card, Playoff Roster Decisions Loom

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As the Chicago Cubs march into St. Louis to play the dreaded Cardinals, we cannot help but believe they are on their way to the playoffs. With a healthy lead over the Washington Nationals and San Fransisco Giants for the second Wild Card, how can we not? Believing the Cubs Continue reading As Cubs Inch Closer to the Wild Card, Playoff Roster Decisions Loom

Getting Closer to Cubs in October…

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Once upon a time, Jeff Samardzija said that the Chicago Cubs’ offense was all feast or famine. Well, for the most part this weekend, they feasted. They feasted so much that Jonathan Herrera got to make a curtain call even though nobody asked for one: Your browser does not support Continue reading Getting Closer to Cubs in October…

A Mothers Day Smorgasbord of Cubs Silliness

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At some point in tonight’s Cubs loss, I shut off the radio for the night and decided to call my grandmother in Hong Kong.  Since HK is on the other side of the International Date Line, they were already at Sunday and celebrating Mothers Day, so I got to chat Continue reading A Mothers Day Smorgasbord of Cubs Silliness

Addison Russell, Anyone? (UPDATE: omg it’s happening)

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As many of you may know, Chicago Cubs infield prospect Addison Russell has started shifting from shortstop to second base so the front office can evaluate how he plays there. Since he is considered one of the best (if not the best) defensive shortstops currently in the Cubs system, moving Continue reading Addison Russell, Anyone? (UPDATE: omg it’s happening)

Potential Darwin Barney Trade Partners

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As we sit today, the Cubs have a pretty well stocked system of position prospects.  With Starlin Castro being under contract for the next six years, there is one infielder whose value is tied to what he can bring back in a potential trade…and that infielder is Darwin Barney. With Continue reading Potential Darwin Barney Trade Partners