The Cubs aren’t ignoring the acquisition of young pitchers. They just haven’t had the right opportunity.
Acquiring pitching will be Chicago’s main offseason objective.
“He is a young man that is trying to show everybody he belongs here,” Cubs manager Rickey Renteria says.
“There have been a lot of good individual performances out here,” GM Jed Hoyer said.
The Cubs have now shown they have money available to chase a big-name pitcher.
Plus, Jed Hoyer also addresses Jorge Soler’s timeline and the need for starting pitching.
With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?
The next 18 to 24 months will be spent chasing young pitching talent, Jed Hoyer says.
Darwin Barney’s exit, unceremonious as it is, is a watershed for Cubdom.
Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer is preparing for a fast and furious eight days.
These aren’t just pretty boy prospects the Cubs have amassed. They’ll battle you.
When will the Cubs’ young talent ascend to the major leagues? There are some hints.
Jed Hoyer also explained the position-switching options available for Cubs prospects.
All of the recent stories on Jeff Samardzija ignore the very essence of what the player really desires.
The Cubs have reportedly upped their offer for right-hander Jeff Samardzija.
It’d be imprudent for a non-contender to let gaudy statistics affect an elite prospect’s timetable.
Triple-A has worked wonders for some big prospects, but others prosper straight from Double-A.
Bryant is tearing up Southern League pitching at Double-A Tennessee.
Jose Veras was 0-1 with an 8.10 ERA this season.
Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro each went deep for the Cubs in a 12-5 win against the White Sox.