Kris Bryant Wraps Up Year on the Cover of Baseball America’s Prospect Handbook

Kris Bryant was the best player in the minor leagues last season. And it might be easier to list the awards he did not receive than the ones he did after putting up, for lack of a better word, ridiculous numbers in 138 games between Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa. For the season, Kris Bryant […]


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Agent Paul Kinzer Thinks Starlin Castro Should Move Out of the Dominican Republic

Paul Kinzer joined Mike Ferrin and Jon Paul Morosi Monday during Power Alley (MLB Network Radio) and discussed what happened with Starlin Castro over the weekend in the Dominican Republic. Kinzer is Castro’s long-time agent and he is concerned about his client. Kinzer reiterated Castro had been cleared of involvement in the shooting that ended […]


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Cubs a Possible Landing Spot for Max Scherzer?

When the off-season began, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer said the Cubs would like to sign one, ideally two starting pitchers this winter. And it was obvious the front office’s primary target was Jon Lester. With the financial flexibility the team was believed to have, the Cubs were linked to every free agent regardless if […]


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Cubs Headlines: Roster Moves, News, Notes and Rumors from the Holiday Weekend

The Cubs were rather busy leading up to Christmas with four roster moves and officially adding David Ross to the roster. The Cubs newest catcher discussed the team, his role and Jon Lester the following morning on MLB Network Radio. Unfortunately the biggest news of the weekend concerned Starlin Castro as he was tied to […]


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Checking on Where the Cubs Payroll Stands for Next Season

One of the constant concerns of a fan base is how much money is being spent on the big league roster, not how the dollars generated is being allocated throughout an organization. According to Cot’s Baseball Contracts, the Cubs Opening Day payroll has decreased every year since 2010 when the team that finished with a […]


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Cubs Not Alone in Pursuit of Depth in the Outfield

After the additions of Jon Lester and David Ross to the roster, the front office was supposed to shift its focus to adding depth to the outfield. Theo Epstein said, “Outfield is probably one area where we’re most focused if we were going to add a significant or semi-significant piece the rest of the way. […]


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The Daily CCO: Sports Illustrated Points to Cubs Adding Joe Maddon as Best Move of Baseball’s Off-Season

This has been one of the busiest off-seasons in the history of the game and it’s not over. There is seven weeks to go before pitchers and catcher start reporting to Spring Training and there are two big name starting pitchers that remain unsigned and one even bigger starting pitcher that could be traded. The […]


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David Ross Talked Baseball, Jon Lester and the Cubs on MLB Network Radio

David Ross joined Steve Phillips and C.J. Nitkowski during the Leadoff Spot (MLB Network Radio) on Christmas Eve to discuss signing with the Cubs. The Cubs officially announced inking David Ross to a two-year, $5 million contract the day before he appeared on national radio. David Ross talked baseball, the Cubs, his role with the team […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs One of Baseball’s Biggest Storylines in the New Year?

Saying the Cubs have raised expectations for next year this winter is an understatement. But since there haven’t been any expectations for the past four to five years, the only way to go is up. It all started on the last day of the season in Milwaukee when Anthony Rizzo was asked about his expectations […]


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Position Player Projections for the 2015 Chicago Cubs

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro will lead what has a chance to be an exciting lineup when the season starts. Rizzo and Castro are the two staples of a young roster as Theo Epstein pointed out early this off-season. The Cubs new hitting coaches, John Mallee and Eric Hinske are in charge of cutting down […]


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