Derek Holland On Flame-Throwing Young White Sox Pitchers: ‘Make Me Look Like I’ve Never Even Played Baseball Before’
Holland is projected to be the No. 5 starter for the White Sox.
“I still watch to catch,” Schwarber says. “I’m not oblivious.”
As the White Sox have started their rebuild, many eyes will be on the young pitchers’ progress.
“The name on the back of the uniform is going to be secondary to the name on the front of the uniform,” Renteria says.
Long will have shoulder surgery on Feb. 2.
“It’s an attachment to the National League brand of baseball, among the National League owners in particular,” Manfred says.
“Every time you move him to a different position, he seems to amaze you,” Ross says of Baez.
“With Joe, the tone he sets is so good,” Hoyer says.
The Cubs are weighing whether to add a 12th pitcher to their NLCS roster.
Cubs’ Chris Bosio When Asked About Orioles Not Using Zach Britton: ‘Want To Use All Your Bullets Up’
“You never not want to use your big guns,” Bosio says.
“They make it clear that they are completely open-minded,” Hahn says.
Tom Ricketts Recalls Why He Hired Theo Epstein Originally: ‘Living Year To Year Wasn’t Going To Change The Prospects’
“The fans staying with the team through some pretty lean years deserve all the credit,” Ricketts says.
Chapman prefers to be called upon for three-out saves but is up for anything in the playoffs.
Ross believes Jon Lester is pitching as well as he ever has.
“Miggy’s one of the best framers in the game,” Bosio says.
“Everybody brings something different to the table,” Ross says.
Chris Bosio Offering A Glimpse Into Cubs’ Postseason Roster? Pitching Has Carried Us, ‘Offense Is A Luxury’
Bosio hinted at the Cubs carrying 12 pitchers — and maybe three catchers, if it makes the starters happy — on their postseason roster.
“He’s as consistent as a worker as you’ll find,” Ross says of Russell.
Hendricks sports an MLB-best 2.09 ERA.
In spring training, the Cubs conduct defensive drills with a wealth of odd twists.