Despite an underwhelming offseason, there are still reasons to be optimistic about the 2020 Chicago Cubs.
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Although consensus among the Cubs fanbase suggests that non-tendering Addison Russell was the correct decision, there are many reasons why retaining him made sense.
The Cubs need a leadoff hitter and a center fielder. They need to walk more, strike out less, and make more contact. Given the payroll constraints and roster needs, Akiyama is the ideal target for a Cubs team reconstructing its identity.
Even with all the prior success Theo Epstein has had running the Cubs, this offseason’s decisions and how effective they are will permanently shape how he is remembered in Chicago.
While fans have yet to see President Theo Epstein trade from the MLB roster much recently, that will change this offseason.
In an offseason where the Cubs will experience many changes, a new manager should be step one.
We are deep in the homestretch of the 2019 MLB season. Today kicks off the penultimate series against between our Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals. You know what that means, OUY time! The Cubs are doing everything thing they can to catch the Cards at the top of the NL Central standings to avoid the Wild Card game. We don’t have to go back too far in history to find very similar circumstances.
Sources say that Cubs’ number one prospect, shortstop Nico Hoerner, is being recalled by the Cubs.
Ron Luce and Brian Mischler are joined by another special guest! The Director of Morale himself, Dom Frederic, stops by to chat Cubs baseball with the guys. Some topics such as the Báez injury, Jason Heyward, Nicholas Castellanos and so much more! Tune in to listen to the interview!
After injuring his left thumb a few days ago, Javier Báez has a hairline fracture. The star shortstop had an MRI on his hand today that revealed the injury, which will likely keep him out for several weeks.