Cubs’ farm hand Brad Snyder was the Pacific Coast League “Batter of the Week” last week. Snyder has led the I-Cubs on a surge that has put them right back into the thick of things. In the mean time, hitters like Starlin Castro and Robinson Chirinos have continued to impress at Double-A while Michael Brenly [...]
Trucks loaded with the Cubs equipment depart on Tuesday from Wrigley Field for Fitch Park in Mesa … pitchers and catchers report in eight days. According to a report in the Tribune, Jim Hendry feels “the club significantly improved” from a disappointing season a year ago. Hendry admitted, “We knew a couple of years ago [...]
Slowly but surely Jim Hendry is removing the mistakes he made last winter when he decided to make unnecessary changes to a 97-win team. First, Hendry traded Aaron Heilman to the Diamondbacks for Ryne White and Scott Maine on November 19. His next move, letting Kevin Gregg quietly leave Chicago … then on Thursday, Hendry [...]
Tim Lincecum picked up his second consecutive NL Cy Young award on Thursday. The BBWAA awards will take a break on Friday and pickup next week with the announcements of the NL and AL MVPs. One note on the NL Cy Young award, Keith Law and Will Carroll might steer clear of St. Louis for [...]
According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Cubs traded Aaron Heilman to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday afternoon. The Cubs acquired two minor leaguers in the deal … left handed relief pitcher Scott Maine and first baseman Ryne White.