Tag Archives: Chicago Cubs

Posted on September 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs are starting to lose their grip on the NL Central and now it appears as if they’ve lost closer Pedro Strop to injury. Strop hurt his hamstring during Thursday’s win over the Nationals. With the Cubs leading in the top of the 10th, Cubs […]

Posted on August 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine What was initially supposed to be a short stint on the DL for Chicago Cubs starter Yu Darvish has turned into a more than two-month absence. However, Darvish now says that he’s able to pitch pain-free and is “very optimistic” that he’ll return to the team’s rotation before […]

Posted on July 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs have jumped on the bandwagon of contending teams acquiring starting pitchers. Late night Thursday, the Cubs agreed to a deal with the Texas Rangers for starter Cole Hamels. The Rangers will receive pitcher Eddie Butler, minor league pitcher Rollie Lacy, and a player to be named […]

Posted on June 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As they chase another division title, the Chicago Cubs have been struck with another injury to a key player. Tuesday night, the Cubs placed third baseman Kris Bryant on the 10-day DL with shoulder inflammation. Bryant insists the issue is a minor one. Nevertheless, the Cubs are […]

Posted on May 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time this season, the Chicago Cubs have placed Yu Darvish on the 10-day DL. The Cubs made the move prior to Saturday’s game against the Giants, sending Darvish to the DL because of triceps tendinitis. The injury is yet another setback in what has […]

Posted on April 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After signing a $126 million contract in February, Yu Darvish has not gotten off to a good start with the Chicago Cubs. In his first four starts of the season, Darvish is 0-2 with a 6.86 ERA. On top of that, Darvish has also come under fire […]

Posted on April 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine On Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs made official what has seemed inevitable for several days. The club has placed first baseman Anthony Rizzo on the 10-day DL because of back soreness. The issue caused Rizzo to miss Chicago’s home opener Tuesday afternoon against the Pirates. The Cubs have […]

Posted on March 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite making three straight trips to the NLCS, the Chicago Cubs are hungry for a return to the World Series in 2018. Many people view the Cubs as one of the top contenders in the National League heading into the season. But can they live up to […]

Posted on February 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine One of the biggest dominoes in the stagnant free agent market has finally fallen. Multiple sources are reporting that Yu Darvish has agreed to sign with the Chicago Cubs. The deal is reportedly worth $126 million over six seasons. However, with the incentives in the contract, Darvish can make […]

Posted on January 23, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The MLB free agent market has shown some signs of waking up in recent days. However, many of the top free agents remain available, most notably Yu Darvish. Earlier this offseason, we predicted each team’s odds of landing Darvish. But since then, there have been changes to the […]

Posted on December 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After a slight delay, the baseball hot stove is finally starting to heat up. It seems likely that the next domino to fall will be starting pitcher Yu Darvish. Other than perhaps Jake Arrieta, Darvish is considered the top starter on the free agent market this winter. […]

Posted on December 15, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros managed to win the 2017 World Series despite a shaky bullpen. If they’re going to repeat as champions in 2018, improvements in the bullpen need to be made, and the Astros are already working hard to make that happen. On Friday, Houston agreed to […]

Posted on December 10, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs may have found their closer for the 2018 season. The club has reportedly agreed to a deal with free-agent pitcher Brandon Morrow. As of Sunday evening, the Cubs have yet to confirm the deal. However, reports indicate that Morrow and the Cubs have agreed […]

Posted on December 7, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With two starting pitchers likely to depart in free agency, the Chicago Cubs have wasted little time in filling one of the vacancies in their starting rotation. The Cubs announced Thursday that they have signed starter Tyler Chatwood. Multiple sources are reporting that Chatwood and the Cubs […]

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