Jon Lester has attacked righties with his cutter in 2020, yielding tremendous results for the Cubs. Austin Bloomberg explores how the cutter usage suggests a quality 2020 season for the 15-year veteran.
It's impossible to be anything but giddy right now. Kyle Hendricks' dominance last night felt predetermined, an eight pitch effort in the opening frame serving as a nondescript introduction of the contest's focal point. It's that quiet dominance that people all-too-often forget. Sure, Hendricks is accepted as good, with admissions aplenty that his success is…
The Cubs are banking on a talented-but-flawed roster in a sprint of a 2020 season. While there's reason for hope, we've seen this story play out the past two years, and it hasn't been pretty.
As the Cubs prepare for an unprecedented 2020 season, it's a good time to look at the potential 30-man roster come Opening Day.
The Cubs opted to focus on character and upside in the 2020 draft, believing they've found long-term solutions in a variety of places -- rather than bulking up on their starting pitching need.
Austin Bloomberg recently spoke with Josh Hopper, Pitching Coach for Dallas Baptist University, about the Cubs 2nd round pick, Burl Carraway. Coach Hopper raves about Carraway, and thinks the Cubs drafted an absolute weapon out of their bullpen.
The Cubs took an outfielder with raw tools and high-upside in the third round in Jordan Nwogu. University of Michigan Assistant Head Coach Nick Schnabel believes Nwogu has the necessary tools and drive to succeed at the big league level.
The Cubs selection of Ed Howard underscores the front office's draft strategy on the position player front. Howard is a star-in-the-making, and his selection will have a big impact on the future of the team as well as how the Cubs spend the rest of their draft capital.
The Cubs statement condemning racism demands action toward building a more just and equitable Chicago.
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