End of Spring Training Minor League Report

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With opening day just two days away for several teams in the farm system, the Chicago Cubs enter the new season with the same farm they left 2012 with, not trading for any big-time prospects or trading any others away.  Despite the lack of moves, many prospects leave spring training Continue reading End of Spring Training Minor League Report

An Easy Opportunity For Cubs to Bring Back Three Legends

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Even though the trade took place a year ago, fans still clamor for Tyler Colvin who was sent to the Colorado Rockies along with DJ LeMahieu for Ian Stewart. With the way Stewart performed here for the first half of the season before landing on the disabled list, and how Continue reading An Easy Opportunity For Cubs to Bring Back Three Legends

Epstein. The Man. The Myth. The…. Let’s Get Something Straight

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Remember this picture? This was one of the very first things Chicago Cub fans saw after Theo Epstein was hired as the new President of Cubs Baseball Operations.

Why Does Everybody Hate Ian?

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Cubs fans have many interesting pastimes and amongst the ones that draw the most derision is the building up of players who really are not that good. A decade ago Augie Ojeda was the most likely Cub drawing undeserved praise. Today that might be best exemplified by the love of Continue reading Why Does Everybody Hate Ian?

Why prospects?

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  The theme of this offseason has shifted towards a rebuild, and when that happens, that means the team is going to slow down its building at the MLB level and start accumulated assets that can help the team a few years down the line.  Those assets come mainly in Continue reading Why prospects?

Talks of Trades Involving Prospects Always Baffles Me

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  I am not sure if you have been paying attention or not, but the Chicago Cubs are looking as though they are going into full rebuild mode as I blogged about yesterday. Nothing is more evident of them doing so than their trading Sean Marshall, who is on his Continue reading Talks of Trades Involving Prospects Always Baffles Me

Chicago Cubs Planning a Full Rebuild

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According to Dave Kaplan, who claimed to have talked to several baseball men around the league, all signs point to the Chicago Cubs going forward with a complete rebuild mode. What this means, if what Kaplan reports is true, is that there will be several more changes coming over the Continue reading Chicago Cubs Planning a Full Rebuild

Cubs Trade Colvin, LeMahieu and Get Back Stewart and Weathers

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Last night, the Chicago Cubs and the Colorado Rockies completed the long rumored trade that would send Tyler Colvin packing and bring Ian Stewart back to the north side of Chicago. While this trade has upset several Cub fans who still believed in the young Colvin, the deal makes a Continue reading Cubs Trade Colvin, LeMahieu and Get Back Stewart and Weathers

With the Winter Meetings Around the Corner, Cubs Sign David DeJesus

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With the winter meetings for Major League Baseball starting up next week Monday, there are many subjects on the table of the Chicago Cubs. Seemingly everyday there is something new popping up in the news about the Cubs, whether they are rumors about who the Cubs are reportedly interested in Continue reading With the Winter Meetings Around the Corner, Cubs Sign David DeJesus