13 falls have come and gone since the last time the Cubs found themselves a game away from the World Series. Over that span, there hasn’t been much to smile about. And after coming so close, yet still being so far from realizing the goal of a National League Pennant, let alone a World Series,
First pitch of game 5 between Washington and Los Angeles is about 10 minutes from getting underway. I’ve been putting a lot of thought into which of these 2 teams is better suited to get their ass kicked by the Cubs in the NLCS, but – as the kids say- it’s like, really hard. Here’s
I know most of you are probably thinking this is a no-brainer. That the next thing on the Cubs’ radar is the playoffs. That the 18 remaining days, during which the Cubs play 17 times, can kind of get glossed over. I’m here to tell you that is the formula for some terrible playoff mojo.
New Cubs reliever Mike Montgomery beaned Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday in the 10th inning of last night’s extra inning thrilling win and today we found out the seven time all-star has a broken thumb and will likely be out the rest of the regular season. Read more at MLB.com…
Cubs reliever Adam Warren will be a part of the Aroldis Chapman/Gleyber Torres trade, the New York Post reports. Warren came up in the Yankees organization spending a couple seasons in New York before being traded to the Cubs in the offseason for Starlin Castro. Warren has had an up-and-down season in Chicago, starting red-hot before
Numerous sources are now reporting that the Cubs have traded single-A prospect Gleyber Torres and others to the New York Yankees for closer Aroldis Chapman. Torres was scratched from tonight’s game for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Developing…
The Cubs have made their first deal of the summer, trading AAA-prospect Dan Vogelbach to the Seattle Mariners for LHP Mike Montgomery. Vogelbach has a .318 average with 16 home runs in Iowa. He will conceivably see time at first base or DH in Seattle. Montgomery, on the other hand, is a lefty who was
The Cubs have reaquired outfielder Chris Coghlan, just a few months after trading the former NL Rookie of the Year to Oakland. In return, the Cubs part ways with Arismendy Alcantara. This looks to be a smart move for Chicago, considering the way left field has thinned out with Soler and Schwarber out. But what’s really
The Cubs’ bullpen has been steady this year, thanks in large part to the addition of right-hander Adam Warren. Warren had previously been a member of the Yankees’ staff, before being traded as a key part of the Starlin Castro deal. While in New York, Warren was part of one of baseball’s most prolific bullpens.
June is upon us and that means the training wheels are officially off for the 2016 season. After a couple months of rapid fire baseball, and wide-eyed excitement with the new season, its summertime. That means more focus on division races, more trade talk, more drama. Two months from now, the trade deadline will hit.