The Battle For Midsummer Bragging Rights

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With the first half mercifully over, most Chicago Cubs not named Wade Davis will get to rest over the next few days before jumping back into the grind of the regular season.  Meanwhile, the mighty Giancarlo Stanton will get to defend his Home Run Derby title on his home turf Continue reading The Battle For Midsummer Bragging Rights

The 2017 All-Star Game Rosters (UPDATES)

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Yeah, I know you can get these from like 250 different places, but being that I just told you that we’d prefer no Cubs made it (even though one kinda has to given the one-per-team rule), I figured that I might as well do this. American League The American League Continue reading The 2017 All-Star Game Rosters (UPDATES)

The Chicago Cubs’ Haul in the 2017 MLB Draft

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As you may have guessed from the first two days of the MLB Draft, the Chicago Cubs were pretty big on picking pitchers with high floors and room for growth.  We discussed this in the past, and also on the Dreamcast, but with a team that had just come off Continue reading The Chicago Cubs’ Haul in the 2017 MLB Draft

Roster Construction, Revisited

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We head into the concluding series of this homestand (against the Nye Mets, Apu’s favorite squadron) with the Cubs surprisingly NOT in last place. In addition to a surprising non-last record and a fairly competitive team (tons of close games!) so far this season, the Cubs also find themselves with Continue reading Roster Construction, Revisited

Cubs 2013 Minor League Rosters Released

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Iowa, Daytona and Kane County released their rosters for the 2013 season on Monday, followed by Tennessee on Tuesday.  Boise will release its roster as a later date as its season does not start until June, as will the AZL team based in Mesa and the Dominican and Venezuelan summer Continue reading Cubs 2013 Minor League Rosters Released