To this point, it’s would appear to be a foregone conclusion that Mike Quade’s run at manager on the North Side is over.
Regardless of any trades the Chicago Cubs make this season, the organization will likely have a few holes to fill going into 2012 as a result of expiring contracts.
With the second-worst record in baseball, the Chicago Cubs don’t really have a realistic chance of making the postseason.
Although the Cubs have been playing better over their last few series, the club still sits under .500 and it’s looking more and more like they won’t be able to hang around and contend in the division.
Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper has signed a five-year extension to remain with the team through 2016.
As sabermetrics continue to become more and more commonplace, we’re beginning to have a different view of the statistics that were once thought to be important when evaluating baseball players. One of these stats is strikeouts.
Not only is 21-year old Starlin Castro the Cubs’ most promising player for the future, he can easily be considered the best player on the their roster right now. But through the first 42 games of the season, Castro has hit in five different spots in the lineup.
The baseball season is fast approaching, and WGN-TV and Comcast SportsNet Cubs play-by-play announcer Len Kasper is talking about what to expect.
The Chicago Cubs’ 2010 season was miserable, even by Cubs’ standards. The team wasn’t able to make a huge splash in free agency, but with a couple key acquisitions the team is setup to bounce back.