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Javier Baez

Javier Baez’ frequent strikeouts are a sign of the times in Chicago. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) There have been a lot of high hopes attached to Javier Baez. In many ways, he is the poster child for the youth movement that has been percolating through the Cubs farm system since Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer came to town. It’s to the point More...

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Javier Baez
By R. Lincoln Harris On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Cubs future is now with Javier Baez

The Cubs future is looking bright now that top prospects like Javier Baez are making the jump to the bigs. It’s late in the 2014 season, and the National League Central’s top four teams are pushing More...

John Baker
By R. Lincoln Harris On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Two bad teams play (almost) never-ending game

Catcher John Baker picked up the win in relief for the Cubs.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images) It’s past 1 a.m. as I write this. The Rockies and the Cubs are playing at Wrigley Field, and have been for over five More...

Injuries most likely prevented Ken Griffey, Jr., from appearing in the top 10. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
By Mike Viso On Sunday, July 13th, 2014

Baseball greats who returned home

Griffey returned home as well, who else did in MLB? In case you were studying with Buddhist Monks or in a coma — which I’m sure some of this would have seeped into your subconscious — LeBron James was a free More...

Jeff Samardzija
By R. Lincoln Harris On Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Analysis of the Cubs-A’s trade

Jeff Samardzija, Addison Russell and Jason Hammel are the big names in the Cubs-A’s trade. Whenever predictions are made in this space, it’s interesting to see whether or not they come true. Last year, More...

By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Baseball takes a Sunday off for Chicago Pride Parade

Harry Caray and the Cubs took a backseat to the Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday. (R. Lincoln Harris) For those who follow the Chicago Cubs from afar, Sunday’s day off might not make any sense. Sunday and baseball More...

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