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Jed Hoyer: Cubs Are Always Looking To Add Pitching Help, Hitting Not So Much

(CBS) While the Cubs comfortably lead the NL Central less than two months into the season and hold the best record in baseball, general manager Jed Hoyer maintained that the team will search for additional pitching help on the trade market as the summer wears on. 370 more words

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Baffoe: Cubs, Jake Arrieta Owe Each Other Nothing

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(CBS) Spring is about cute.

Baby bunnies and newly hatched ducklings are cute. Your sad acquaintances on Facebook need affirmation of their existence with mass-posting outdoor pics of their tormented children in new cute outfits for overpriced professional photography. 1,059 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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Jed Hoyer: Cubs Discussing Having Kyle Schwarber Be Personal Catcher For 1 Starter

(CBS) In their quest to develop young players, get everyone enough at-bats to stay in rhythm and still be a quality defensive team, the Cubs have discussed the idea of using second-year pro Kyle Schwarber as a personal catcher for one pitcher in the team’s rotation, general manager Jed Hoyer told the Spiegel and Goff Show on Wednesday. 503 more words

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How Much Center Field Will Jason Heyward Play For Cubs? 'A Lot'

(CBS) While the Cubs have a well-rounded roster entering spring training, they also have a handful of questions to answer over the next six or so weeks in Mesa, Arizona. 390 more words

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Baffoe: Let's Imagine How A Jake Arrieta Arbitration Hearing Would Go

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(CBS) 670TheScore.com has obtained a transcript of arbitration proceedings that haven’t yet happened between Cubs ace pitcher Jake Arrieta and representatives of the team’s front office. 1,005 more words

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