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Cubs Signings & Trades Predictions (Guesses…)

What players should the Chicago Cubs be after as they fill out the roster for 2017 to try to repeat as the World Series champions?  I obviously have no inside connections, but I do have some ideas as to who … Continue reading

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Notes from the First Third of the Baseball Season

I know, I know.  We’re now actually at the two-thirds point into the season.  But you may still find interesting these notes from the first two months.  I’ll have some middle-third notes before too long. 2015 could be The Year … Continue reading

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Cubs Signings & Trades, Pre-2014

This was originally the last section of the previous post but it’s going to get too long.  So here it is separately.  In addition to free agents signings, this now includes trades. Cubs Trades  (after the 2013 season concluded) C George Kottaras from … Continue reading

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Players the Cubs Should Consider Signing

What an active, interesting off-season it’s already been for player activity — free agents, contract non-tenderings and a bunch of trades.  And we haven’t yet even hit the Winter Meetings (Dec. 8-12, with the Rule 5 draft on the final … Continue reading

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From Z to A

“Big Z” is gone.  The Chicago Cubs have traded Carlos Zambrano to the Miami Marlins for another starting pitcher, Chris Volstad, and will pay 15 of the remaining $18 million on Zambrano’s contract. I always liked Carlos Zambrano for his … Continue reading

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Theo

The Chicago Cubs have a new general manager, Theo Epstein.  This is widely heralded as a great signing, and I concur.  Theo is smart, confident and is putting together what should be a great front office staff for the Cubs.  … Continue reading

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