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Why Josh Reddick to the Cubs Would Add a Top 5 Player to Their Roster

The title of this article, right?! It’s crazy! A Josh Reddick acquisition is the equivalent to getting a top 5 player in baseball? I can hear the scoffing and laughing from the interwebs as everyone clicks the link. 1,222 more words

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Aroldis Chapman is a Cub: Was it Worth It? Our Take

So here we are. Not one week since a move viewed as nothing but savvy of the front office to move Dan Vogelbach and Paul Blackburn for Mike Montgomery, a left-handed reliever/starter under control through 2021, the Cubs have made the big splash of trade season in acquiring left-handed shutdown reliever Aroldis Chapman from the Yankees. 1,376 more words

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What Just Happened?

Well we made it! The first half has concluded and many of us feel a bit empty about what the Cubs did in the first 88 games. 1,309 more words

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Prospect Logjams are Great Problems

In our last article we talked about the huge rumor involving the Cubs and Yankees possibly making a blockbuster trade involving some of the best lefty relievers in the game. 1,616 more words

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We Have the Horses

Some rumors just won’t die. This doesn’t mean they should either. So let’s really dive into the pros and cons of the Yankees/Cubs lining up for a blockbuster trade. 1,814 more words

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The Big Plan Coming Together

Well here we are. Two months into the 2016 season and the Cubs are still the unquestioned best team in baseball (sorry Gerrit Cole). As the calendar turns to June, we are starting to see teams that may or may not be active this year at the trade deadline. 1,569 more words

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Cubs Stacked Roster Leaves One Question: What Do They Do Now?

That’s right. The Chicago Cubs are the apple in every team’s eye all across baseball. A top 5-10 minor league system depending on the publication, the best record through 30 games in the national league in nearly 40 years, and 4.2 WARP combined in the first month-and-a-half of the season for 3 guys(Rizzo, Bryant, and Russell) who will make a combined 6.42 million this season. 1,101 more words

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