In preliminary talks, foes keep bringing up three names: Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber and Jorge Soler.
Mike Baxter has been called up in Soler’s place.
Sabermetrics show how the Cubs can increase their offensive production.
Manager Joe Maddon is stressing that the Cubs make adjustments while young.
Soler’s had a respectable start but has much room to improve, Maddon says.
The Cubs are getting accustomed to Maddon’s unconventional ways.
Great expectations surround Kris Bryant.
Something good is already happening in front of our eyes.
Come Sunday, we can turn out attention to what we cherish: meaningful baseball.
The Cubs are hoping a stable of hot prospects and a tribute to Hall of Famer Ernie Banks on Opening Night will help fans forget and forgive the big mess at Wrigley Field.
How many homers is Jose Abreu hitting this season?
Bauer allowed homers to Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant on Tuesday.
Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant homered Tuesday.
Martinez will be Joe Maddon’s bench coach and likely work with the outfielders and baserunners.
Addison Russell has been tabbed the Cubs’ best prospect by Baseball Prospectus.
As much as we think of the Cubs’ future, we still don’t really know much at all.
The “what if?” question is so haunting, so sad in life and sports.
A larger mentality is shared by the front offices of the Royals and Cubs.
The Cubs front office was concerned about the high strikeout rates of hitters.
Manny Ramirez has worked wonders with the young Cubs hitters at Triple-A Iowa.