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The Cubs Have Shown Exactly Who They are All Season: An Average Baseball Team

Fans have waited all season for the Cubs to flip the switch and run away with the division, but its not going to happen.

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Cubs On Tap – 8/30/19

Cubs win! Four straight wins for the Cubs puts them only one game back of the Cardinals! The Cubs beat the Brewers today at Wrigley Field 7-1 after dominant days from Nicholas Castellanos, Jose Quintana and Kyle Schwarber. Ron Luce takes on the solo mission today and recaps today’s game before looking forward to tomorrow’s

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ANALYSIS: Would Heavily Pursuing Gerrit Cole Make Sense for the Cubs?

The Cubs front office certainly has to consider a crazy idea: should the team pursue elite starting pitcher Gerrit Cole this offseason?

The Cubs are No Worse on Paper than that 2016 team, so What’s Changed?

With largely the same roster as the 2016 World Series team, it’s frustrating to watch the Cubs consistently underachieve relative to their talent level.

Why Tyler Chatwood Deserves a Larger Role in the Bullpen

With arguably the best stuff in the Cubs’ bullpen, Tyler Chatwood deserves to see more high-leverage innings.

Why the Cubs Should Send Albert Almora Down and Call up Addison Russell

With the defensive need at middle infield and Almora consistently underperforming all season, a swapping him and Russell is warranted.