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Cubs sign relief pitcher Dan Winkler from the Giants

The Chicago Cubs signed Dan Winkler of Effingham, IL to a one year contract worth $750,000 from the San Francisco Giants on Friday. Winkler has played the last five seasons in Atlanta and has a record of eight wins and two losses in 117 Major League Baseball career regular season games. 289 more words

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Prospect News: MLB Pipeline Drops a New Draft Top 100 and BA Reviews the Cubs 2019 IFA Class

There were a couple of surprising prospect related events that took place this week.

MLB Pipeline released  their top 100 draft prospects on Wednesday. And on Thursday, Baseball America released… 724 more words

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2020 Cubs Trades & Free Agents Part 2

I’m writing this in response to a previous post I wrote, which you can read HERE. In that post, I made some trades and free agent signings which had the goal of accomplishing three things (the trifecta): 1,590 more words

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On the Pitching Front – Cubs Making Moves to Add to Bullpen

On Friday afternoon, the Chicago Cubs announced the signing of RHP Dan Winkler to a one-year contract for 2020.

The #Cubs and RHP Dan Winkler have agreed to terms on a 2020 contract.

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MLB Winter Meetings Excitement

The Winter Meetings are heating up before they even start. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen this kind of movement this early in the off-season. 302 more words

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Albert Almora: Trade Bait

2019 wasn’t the best year for Almora. With a down year, he’s an easy target to point at as someone who has to go. But looking at the Cubs “core,” you have Rizzo, Bryant, Baez, Schwarber, and Contreras. 440 more words

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"What If...?" Series: What If Brennen Davis Takes Another Leap Forward for 2020?

2019 saw Brennen Davis take a giant leap forward in his game. He developed more power, more strength, and a fluid stroke designed to hit for both average and power. 537 more words

By Todd Johnson