The New Cubs Benchwarmer

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In Thursday afternoon’s Chicago Cubs practice game, the regulars rested, but there were some implications for the guys who did play to entertain the crowd.  You see, the roster heading to St. Louis in April for the season opener is pretty much set, and on the position player side, there Continue reading The New Cubs Benchwarmer

The Cubs’ Bert Campaneris, Revisited

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The last time we had this Bert Campaneris poll, Chicago Cubs fans (and whoever else happened upon our neck of the internet) voted overwhelmingly for super-utility guru Javier Baez, who received 56% of the vote.  This is certainly deserved, as Javy has been involved in some of the most spectacular Continue reading The Cubs’ Bert Campaneris, Revisited

The Matt Garza Conundrum

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I first wrote about the Matt Garza situation over a month ago when we found out he’d be out for the beginning of the season.  Today, MLBTR had the following to say about Garza’s final arbitration year and his upcoming free agency: Soon-to-be free agent hurler Matt Garza of the Cubs ranks seventh on Continue reading The Matt Garza Conundrum