After watching the regression of Willson Contreras from over-utilization last season, the Cubs pulled the trigger late Monday night and acquired veteran catcher Martin Maldonado from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for LHP Mike Montgomery.
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Ron, James, and Justin return with a special guest to discuss some controversial topics. Brian Mischler from On Tap Sports Net joins the NS9 gang for discussion about his controversial articles about firing Joe Maddon and backing the front office. We get into a deep conversation, so sit back, relax and enjoy!
As EA Sports and the Madden team release their players rated 99 overall, Bears fans get to rejoice that Khalil Mack is properly deemed “King of the North” in the Madden world.
After struggles have highlighted the Cubs’ season with second basemen, the Cubs are giving Robel Garcia a shot at the big leagues.
After the ESPN unveiling of the MLB All-Star rosters, the Cubs now have three position players representing the team.
According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago, the Cubs will have Kyle Hendricks back in the fold for the upcoming series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
MLB Insider Jon Heyman reported via Twitter that the Chicago Cubs have placed Carlos González on waivers for purpose of sending him to the minors.
After 28 hours of voting, the voters chose Javier Baez and Willson Contreras to start for the National League in the All-Star Game!
Ron, James, and Justin return to discuss the outcome of the Crosstown Classic Part 1, as well as the Mets series. There was a lot of news to discuss so the guys discussed the Alzolay and Kimbrel news as well as the team in general over this slight cold streak.
As confirmed by numerous outlets, Craig Kimbrel is no longer with the Triple-A affiliate the Iowa Cubs.