Today as Chicagoans look at the mounds of snow that are everywhere, that first harbinger of spring – pitchers and catchers – appears in Arizona. The Cubs have been tying up their loose ends with some signings being announced or confirmed this morning – reliever Brandon Workman has been signed to a major league contract, […]
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After six years in a Cub uniform, arguably the most successful six year run in franchise history, Jon Lester signed a one-year deal with the Washington Nationals. It’s going to be hard to see Big Jon in another uniform, despite his wearing two other ones before coming here, because he left it all on the […]
Three jagoffs discuss poops, both within our own bowels and within the Cubs ownership.
The Yu Darvish trade is done, as Oleg covered here. And while the Cubs’ return includes Zach Davies, who was actually pretty decent in 2020, and completes the Cubs’ Three Milhouses achievement, the true effect of the trade won’t be felt for years. Here’s a really good write-up and evaluation of the minor leaguers the […]
Well, this is where we are. The Cubs just dumped the best pitcher in the National League to the San Diego Padres for a poor man’s Kyle Hendricks and 4 prospects, the oldest of whom is 20 years old. All the prospects are ranked between 11 and 16 in The Padres’ system on MLB.com’s MLBPipeline. […]
Today the Chicago Cubs announced what everyone had been expecting all along, President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein would be stepping down from his role, and General Manager Jed Hoyer would take over in Epstein’s role. The other thing that wouldn’t come as a shock would be Jason McLeod, who has been SVP of Player […]