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Does Joe Maddon put too much pressure on his starting pitchers?

I started to think about this after the Cubs were unmercifully bounced from the NLCS. One of my pet peeves–maybe my only pet peeve about Joe is his “quick hook” on starting pitchers. 206 more words

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Some History Is Hard to Repeat

If you ask Cubs fans to describe the 2017 season, many will say, “disappointing.” Perhaps that’s because of the way the season ended, in a completely flat offensive effort in the NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers. 1,018 more words

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The Weekly: The Offseason Begins, Baseball America Draft Grades, while Bote and Rice Stay Hot

By Todd Johnson

For most Cub fans, the off season has begun. Theo Epstein did his annual postseason analytical press conference and now it is just a matter of time before he begins reassembling the team for 2018. 563 more words

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Sahadev Sharma: "I do know there were some differences" with Bosio, Cubs

Sahadev Sharma, Cubs beat reporter at The Athletic Chicago joins Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz as reports come in that Chris Bosio is out as pitching coach.  63 more words

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Levine: With Chris Bosio Out, Cubs Could Turn To Familiar Faces In Pitching Coach Search

By Bruce Levine–

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio was informed during an exit meeting Friday that he won’t be retained by the organization, multiple sources confirmed. 361 more words

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Cubs Won't Retain Pitching Coach Chris Bosio

(CBS) The Cubs won’t retain pitching coach Chris Bosio, a source confirmed to 670 The Score’s Bruce Levine.

Bosio spent six years as the Cubs’ pitching coach, joining the organization with then-manager Dale Sveum ahead of the 2012 sason. 150 more words

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