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Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Lindholm: Evaluating The Cubs’ Roster

The youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Chris Sale. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Evaluating Top Under-25 Players Of White Sox, Cubs

The Cubs are stocked with young position players, while the White Sox have more youthful arms.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2014

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Levine: Hendricks Hoping To Make Cub Rotation

Kyle Hendricks may be a long shot to make the Chicago Cub rotation, however the young pitcher has made a good impression on the teams staff this spring.


Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro Hopes To Be Back Soon, Talks Of Respect For Baez

Starlin Castro said there’s no rivalry between him and top prospect Javier Baez. “We are good friends,” he said.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

Anthony Rizzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Anthony Rizzo’s Path To A Higher Batting Average

Anthony Rizzo didn’t hit as many line drives last year as he did in 2012.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Former Cub Manager Says Castro Will Improve

Former Cub manager Dale Sveum was complementary in his conversation about Starlin Castro on Sunday in Mesa.


Infielder Mike Olt (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Olt Has Clear Shot At Big League Job

Third base is a job that is wide open for the Cubs this spring. Ideally Mike Olt comes away as the teams opening day starter at the hot corner on March 31.


Mike Trout. (Getty Images)

Lindholm: Welcome Back, Steve Stone — Now Let’s Talk Sabermetrics

Nowadays, there are three common reactions to the use of advanced statistics.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2014

Pedro Strop. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Levine: Strop Will Battle For Cubs’ Primary Set-up Role

The battle for bullpen roles are a big part of the spring training season for the Chicago Cubs.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2014

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Who’s The Real Starlin Castro?

After a disappointing 2013 season, 2014 looms large for Starlin Castro.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

Wrigley Field. (Getty images)

Lindholm: A Paean To Spring Training

Spring training’s here, and we can see coming that which we love: baseball.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2014

Darwin Barney.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cubs, Barney Avoid Arbitration With 1-Year Deal

Darwin Barney signs for a $2.3-million contract.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2014

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Have First Doubleheader Scheduled For June 28

The June 29 game was moved to avoid traffic congestion with the Pride Parade.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

PECOTA Projections: How Many Wins Are Cubs, White Sox Pegged For?

PECOTA projects the Cubs and White Sox for better 2014 seasons.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2014

Gordon Beckham. (Getty Images)

Lindholm: Can Cubs, White Sox Second Basemen Be Saved?

This 2014 season is an important one for Gordon Beckham and Darwin Barney.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

Wrigley Field rooftops. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Should Buy Out Rooftop Owners

It is in everyone’s best interest that the Cubs purchase control from of all of the rooftop owners and make them part of there corridor plan in the Wrigley-City of Chicago agreement.


Wrigley Field rooftops. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs, Rooftop Owners Battle Over RF Sign Permit Request

(CBS) The long-running feud between the Chicago Cubs and rooftop owners has taken another turn. The Cubs have applied for a permit for a right-field sign at Wrigley Field, and the rooftop owners mobilized their legal […]

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

Anthony Rizzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lindholm: 2014 Cubs, Part 2 — Position Players

By Scott Lindholm- (CBS) My first piece previewing the 2014 Cubs analyzed their financial status. This one reviews the Cubs’ offense, while the next will be on their pitching. Beginning at catcher, the platoon of Dioner […]

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

Greg Maddux. (Photo by: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Maddux Won’t Have A Team Logo On Hall Of Fame Plaque

Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa will not have logos on their Hall of Fame plaques.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2014

Masahiro Tanaka. (Credit:  JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images))

Levine: Tanaka Takes A Pass On Chicago Teams

It was a rough day for both of Chicago’s baseball teams when it was learned that Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka signed with the Yankees.