Jorge Soler

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Let Other Fantasy Baseball Owners Take Chances On September Call-Ups

Every September, MLB rosters expand so minor-league players with potential can get a cup of coffee with the big-league team. No matter what the hype, avoid relying on these September call-ups to help your fantasy baseball team. Stick to the veteran players you know well and let the other owners in your league gamble on the rookies. You won’t regret it when the season ends with your team in first place. The other owners will be shaking their heads with regret for letting hype rule their decision-making processes.

08/29/2015

Cubs reliever Jason Motte. (Getty Images)

Levine: Winning Comes With A Price For Cubs

Jason Motte is headed to the DL after a heavy workload out of the bullpen.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2015

Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Place Jorge Soler, Jason Motte On DL

Chicago has recalled infielder Tommy La Stella and left-handed reliever Zac Rosscup.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2015

Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler. (Getty Images)

Grote: Cubs’ Jorge Soler Is Searching For More Power

Soler has five home runs this season in 344 plate appearances.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, general manager Jed Hoyer and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Encountering High-Priced Trade Market

In preliminary talks, foes keep bringing up three names: Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber and Jorge Soler.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2015

Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler. (Getty Images)

Cubs Place OF Jorge Soler On 15-Day DL

Mike Baxter has been called up in Soler’s place.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2015

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, center. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Metrics Show Cubs’ Offensive Potential

Sabermetrics show how the Cubs can increase their offensive production.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2015

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Levine: Strikeouts A Part Of The Cubs’ Offensive Growing Pains

Manager Joe Maddon is stressing that the Cubs make adjustments while young.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler. (Getty Images)

Joe Maddon: Laying Off Slider Is The Key For Jorge Soler To Break Out

Soler’s had a respectable start but has much room to improve, Maddon says.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Grote: Joe Maddon’s Batting Order Keeps Cubs On Their Toes

The Cubs are getting accustomed to Maddon’s unconventional ways.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015

Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Story Of Kris(Bryant)mas

Great expectations surround Kris Bryant.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2015

Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler. (David Banks/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Jorge Soler Overshadowed By Kris Bryant Hoopla

Something good is already happening in front of our eyes.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bleachers, Kris Bryant Talk Deviate From Important Cubs Excitement

Come Sunday, we can turn out attention to what we cherish: meaningful baseball.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

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Cubs Expect Talented Team, Tribute To Banks Will Overshadow Ongoing Construction At Wrigley

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.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, center. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Chicago Baseball Over/Unders

How many homers is Jose Abreu hitting this season?

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

Kris Bryant. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Police Prank Trevor Bauer By Returning Cubs’ ‘Home Run Balls’

Bauer allowed homers to Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Anthony Rizzo Envisions Powerful Cubs Lineup

Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant homered Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

New Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Levine: Dave Martinez Returns To His Roots

Martinez will be Joe Maddon’s bench coach and likely work with the outfielders and baserunners.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

Cubs shortstop prospect Addison Russell, left. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Kris Bryant’s Not Even The Cubs’ Top Prospect Anymore?

Addison Russell has been tabbed the Cubs’ best prospect by Baseball Prospectus.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2014

Cole Hamels. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Wisch: For Cubs, Acquiring Cole Hamels Is A Loaded Issue

As much as we think of the Cubs’ future, we still don’t really know much at all.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2014

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