Roster moves made by MLB clubs in August are sometimes made with an eye toward post-season roster eligibility and off-season roster flexibility.
by: Mike Banghart — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 20 Aug
This year has been simply inexplicable. The Cubs have done something that has literally never occured before. The Cubs went four straight games hitting exactly one solo home run. Strangely that was good enough to net two wins in a series split in...
by: Michael Cerami — Bleacher Nation 17 Aug
Let's go, Cubs. Make it 21.
by: Sean Holland — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 17 Aug
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Friday: 6:05 pm CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Ian Happ (S) CF 2. Jason Heyward (L) RF 3. Ben Zobrist (S) 2B 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Javier Baez (R) 3B 6. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 7. Victor Caratini (S)
by: Mark Gonzales — Chicago Tribune 17 Aug
Left-hander Cole Hamels will attempt to continue his success against the National League Central on Friday night when the Cubs face the Pirates.
by: Evan Altman — Cubs Insider 17 Aug
Hoo boy, I bet no one’s getting riled up about this one: Ian Happ will lead off tonight’s game in center. He did supply the Cubs’ only run in Thursday’s 1-0 shutout, though, so Joe Maddon’s riding the recency bias while also throwing it back to the start.
by: Todd Johnson — Baseball Prospectus: BP Wrigleyville 17 Aug
The minor league season ends in just over two weeks on Labor Day. Its hard to believe that the season has gone that fast. Its pretty clear-cut for the Player of the Year award.
by: Arizona Phil — The Cub Reporter 16 Aug
Here are some of the more-noteworthy Cubs minor leaguers who are either eligible to be a minor league free-agent post-2018 or eligible for selection in the 2018 Rule 5 Draft... T.
by: Desipio — desipio.com 15 Aug
You’ll be shocked to hear that Twitter doesn’t always foster the most nuanced discussions. Our old friend and sexy librarian Carrie Muskat doesn’t seem to do her mailbag anymore,…
by: Jared Wyllys — NBC Sports Chicago 14 Aug
The Brewers' once-lights-out bullpen has struggled of late and is costing them the chance to make up ground in the NL Central against the first-place Cubs.
by: Bruce Miles — Daily Herald 14 Aug
Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish threw a 3-inning simulated game Tuesday. Team president Theo Epstein said if Darvish is feeling good over the next day or so, a minor-league rehab start could be the next step.
by: N/A — MLB: Cubs 14 Aug
CHICAGO -- Yu Darvish threw a three-inning simulated game Tuesday at Wrigley Field, and the next step could be a Minor League rehab start. Darvish threw about 55 pitches in the live batting-practice setting, facing David Bote and Victor Caratini, who hit.
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