Northside Show Hosts Benjamin J. Denen and Lenny Arquilla discuss early Spring Training notes regarding the closer role, who is leading off, and what the Cubs plan to do with second base. Also, how does the Fernando Tatis Jr. extension impact players like Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, and Anthony Rizzo?
A recap of recent Chicago Cubs roster moves.
The Cubs traded away starting pitcher and CY Young finalist Yu Darvish and backup catcher Victor Caratini to the San Diego Padres in return for pitcher Zach Davies, Reginald Preciado, Owen Caissie, Ismael Mean, and Yeison Santana.
According to reports, the framework for a Yu Darvish to San Diego blockbuster is all but done.
The Padres are making moves this postseason, and are aggressively in talks to acquire Yu Darvish even after the acquisition of Blake Snell.
The Cubs 2021 ZiPS Projections are here, and aside from a few wrinkles, they are exactly as you might expect.
While the Cubs certainly need to pursue viable free agents that alter their lineup construction, the overall tenor of 2021’s offense will rely upon the changes made by the already existing roster.
The Dugout’s 2021 Projection series continues for the Cubs, as Austin explores what Adbert Alzolay’s first full-season might look like.
The Cubs reported interest in Jackie Bradley Jr. is a welcome surprise, and serves as notice that the front office might be able to pursue legitimate free agents this winter.
Last week’s Winter Meetings proffered little for Cubs fans. After a tumultuous beginning to the offseason, the Hot Stove season’s biggest week was a huge let down — for Cubs fans specifically, and MLB generally. […]