Chicago Cubs: Looking Forward to 2010 … The Pitching Staff

Monday it was the Starting Eight, next up on the CCO’s look at the early projections for 2010 … Lou Piniella’s pitching staff. Not only will the starting rotation for the 2010 version of the Chicago Cubs have a couple of changes, the Cubs’ pen appears to be headed for another off-season overhaul. Part Two: […]

96 Wins Projected for Cubs in 2009

Baseball Prospects updated their projections for the upcoming season on Monday. PECOTA has the Cubs posting a 96-66 record, tops in the National League and 13 games better than the second place Milwaukee Brewers in the NL Central. BP has the Red Sox winning the AL East with a 98-64 record, the Indians in the […]

A Look Ahead….Predicting the Pitching Staff for 2008

A couple of weeks back the CCO took a look at the Cubs’ offense for the upcoming season. Today the second of the CCO’s 3-part preseason predictions will focus on Lou Piniella’s pitching staff. Lou Piniella still has a few decisions to make…. Which two pitchers will fill out the rotation? Who will end up […]

A Look Ahead….Predicting the Offense for 2008

This is the first of at least three predictions contests for the upcoming season here at the CCO. As the countdown to Opening Day has begun the big question is….how will the Cubs’ offense perform once the games count? Rumors still suggest the Cubs could end up with a new leadoff hitter before long but […]