Tag: cubs bullpen

Are the Cubs Punting on 2020 with their Eyes Set on 2021 and Beyond?

With the front office’s fixation of being under the luxury tax this upcoming season and how the farm system is currently stacked up, it appears that the organization is using 2020 as a bridge year to allow for brighter days in the future.

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Cubs Sign Reliever Jason Adam

The Cubs are in agreement on a contract with relief pitcher Jason Adam.

Cubs Offseason Grades: Bullpen

The Cubs acquired a plethora of low-risk arms this winter in an attempt to revamp the ‘pen on the cheap. The success (or failure) of the new guys will have a significant impact on the 2020 season.

Cubs Have Themselves to Blame for Ugly Offseason

The Cubs have spent precisely zero dollars on full Major League contracts this offseason. This reality is both stunning and inexcusable, rendering Theo Epstein’s “reckoning” little more than a joke.

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Cubs End Quiet Winter Meetings by Selecting Trevor Megill in Rule 5 Draft

The Cubs selected Trevor Megill from the San Diego Padres in Thursday’s Rule 5 Draft. The tall, hard-throwing righty could stick in the bullpen, but the selection continues an offseason of low budget moves for the big market Cubs.

Lester Strode Out as Cubs Bullpen Coach, Chris Young to Take Over

While currently unconfirmed by the team, reports are coming in that the Chicago Cubs are parting ways with Lester Strode as their bullpen coach.

It’s Been a Fun Ride, but it’s Time for the Cubs to Part Ways with Joe Maddon

In an offseason where the Cubs will experience many changes, a new manager should be step one.