Games played on Christmas, minor-league doubleheaders of seven innings apiece, dogs and cats living together. The 2020 MLB season could be mass hysteria. If, that is, there’s a season at all. The league and players have reached an agreement and...
MLB and its players reportedly have agreed to a service time deal if the 2020 season is shortened or canceled. Here’s what that means for the Cubs and White Sox.
by: Mark Gonzales, LaMond Pope — Chicago Tribune 22h
From Kris Bryant and Javier Baez to Edwin Encarnacion and Alex Colome, here's what a service time deal between Major League Baseball and its players would mean for the Cubs and White Sox.
David Ross’ managerial debut with the Cubs — and the critique of it — waits indefinitely during the coronavirus shutdown
by: Mark Gonzales — Chicago Tribune 26 Mar
The coronavirus pandemic and delayed start of the Cubs season postponed what would have been David Ross' managerial debut and the subsequent scrutiny.
by: Joel Sherman — New York Post 24 Mar
A record for players used in Major League Baseball has been set every year since 2013, up to 1,410 in 2019. Where did they all come from? The Post put all 1,410 back on their original teams and in a
What the Cubs answered — the leadoff hitter, the 5th starter — and what they didn’t — the 26th man, the bullpen — during spring training
by: Mark Gonzales — Chicago Tribune 24 Mar
The Cubs resolved their leadoff batter and fifth starter issues during the first four weeks of spring training but need to address the bullpen and contract situations with several core players when play resumes.
by: Adam Berry — MLB: Pirates 20 Mar
The coronavirus outbreak has affected everybody in one way or another. The baseball world is no exception, as Spring Training camps have been cleared out and the start of the regular season has been delayed. For now, with the build-up to Opening Day...
by: Tyler Blaisdell — Fansided: Cubbies Crib 17 Mar
Another installment of the greatest baseball game ever created, this time MLB the Show 20 features Chicago Cubs' two-time All-Star Javier Baez on the cover...
by: Jordan Bastian — MLB: Cubs 17 Mar
Canceling Spring Training has also put a series of roster competitions on hold for the Cubs. Here is a look at where things stand with the North Siders' roster battles and what to expect when baseball activities resume. FIFTH STARTER Candidates:...
Expected ERAs for Cubs Pitchers is a Little Unnerving, College Baseball Season, Thinking Positive, and Other Cubs Bullets
by: Brett Taylor — Bleacher Nation 14 Mar
A new stat aims to lay out a pitcher's expected ERA, as compared to the results he actually got.
Cubs set to ‘deep clean’ Arizona facility and institute a work-from-home policy after spring training suspended
by: Mark Gonzales — Chicago Tribune 13 Mar
Cubs President Theo Epstein said the team’s spring training facility in Arizona will receive a “deep clean” and that the team will encourage players, staff and media to stay away through at least Friday.
by: Jordan Bastian — MLB: Cubs 13 Mar
A steady rain washed away the Cubs' game against the Dodgers on Thursday afternoon, but that was only foreshadowing for what soon followed. Given the global coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball has cancelled the remainder of Spring Training...
by: SI MLB Staff — Sports Illustrated 11 Mar
Expect the Cubs to rebound under first-year manager David Ross and get back to October.
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