With Free Agency Underway, Let’s Make Our Wish List

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The offseason is here, and as of midnight last night, free agency is officially underway. Teams have submitted their qualifying offer of $15.8 Million to their pending free agents, as you know the lone player to receive this offer from the Chicago Cubs was centerfielder Dexter Fowler. In all likelihood, Continue reading With Free Agency Underway, Let’s Make Our Wish List

The Cubs Eighth Inning, Brought to You By Depends and Starter Fire Logs

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The Cubs lost in Cublike fashion to the Atlanta Braves 6-5. The focus fell on the ineffective closer Carlos Marmol who gave up the game tying and game winning homeruns in the span of three batters. Going by Fangraphs, Carlos Marmol deserves the lion share of the blame for the Continue reading The Cubs Eighth Inning, Brought to You By Depends and Starter Fire Logs

A Braves new outfield

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The sports landscape is going to be about brothers for awhile. The Harbaugh brothers will be squaring off in the Super Bowl and the media will latch onto the “brother against brother” storyline. You’re going to hear a lot about that. Another pair of brothers made baseball news, however, as Continue reading A Braves new outfield

A Trade to Consider…

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Buster Olney reports that the Cubs would be a fit for the Diamondbacks to trade struggling slugging RF Justin Upton. The catch is that the price would certainly include Starlin Castro. This is a deal that has to be at least considered if not actively explored by the Cubs front Continue reading A Trade to Consider…