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Chicago Cubs: Teams following Theo Epstein’s model in rebuilding
February 27th, 2017 at 7:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** The target is firmly placed on the Chicago Cubs as the rebuilding work is completed. It all paid off. Now, other teams are following the path. The plan worked. When President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein took over the reigns of the Chicago Cubs in 2011, talk of a complete overhaul started....

The Beginning of the End for Starlin Castro
August 12th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** Starlin Castro has long had a hot and cold relationship with the city of Chicago due to his lackadaisical approach in the field and frequent mental gaffes but it appears as though the three-time all-star is has finally started to reach the end of his rope. The first sign...

Baez Dazzles in Return to AAA
July 29th, 2015 at 11:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Javier Baez was out of commission for more than a month before he began a rehab stint with the Chicago Cubs' rookie-league affiliate last week where he hit .417 with no strikeouts in four games. Baez returned to the Iowa Cubs lineup last night and promptly went 2-5 with...

Chicago Cubs’ Fact Pack: Something’s not Quite Right
July 2nd, 2015 at 10:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Cubs shortstop, Starlin Castro is from the city of Monte Cristi in the Dominican Republic. However, if you look at his bio on Cubs.com the name of his hometown is misspelled; it says he is from “Monte Cristy”. Despite the Chicago Cubs label as the “Lovable Losers”, the...

Cubs’ Trio of Prospects Continue to Show Progress
June 30th, 2015 at 6:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs’ minor league system was named baseball’s best in the month of April thanks to the fantastic starts by quite a few of their top prospects. In addition to the Tennessee Bash Brothers, the Cubs’ have gotten great production out of a trio of younger players; Albert...