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Cubs' Conventional Wisdom is Stupid

Over the past week a conventional wisdom has formed regarding the Cubs offseason plans.  To bulletpoint:

  1. The Cubs plan on acquiring two new starting pitchers (and three relievers)
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Levine: Bullpen Change Blows Up For Cubs In Game 1 Loss To Dodgers

By Bruce Levine–

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A decision to adjust a roster spot in the bullpen in the National League Championship Series had immediate negative results for the Cubs. 526 more words

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Levine: Cubs Stay Even-Keeled After Bullpen Meltdown Changes Complexion Of Series

By Bruce Levine–

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) — In the aftermath of disaster, they were standing in front of their lockers in the visiting clubhouse at Nationals Park on Saturday when the media was allowed in. 477 more words

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NLDS Game Two: Bullpen Blows Up But Cubs Still Have Homefield Advantage

By Todd Johnson

For 7.5 innings, it was a wonderful game to watch as the Cubs led 3 to 1 heading into the bottom of the eighth. 159 more words

By Todd Johnson

The Weekly: Division Champs, Adbert Gets Props, and BA Drops Draft Lists

By Todd Johnson


Somehow, the Cubs did it! You can insert any cliché you want but when the season was on the line, they came through winning 15 of their last 18 games. 600 more words

By Todd Johnson

TEAMS WITH MULTIPLE PITCHERS WITH POST SEASON SAVES SINCE 1969

The save became an official stat in 1969. Teams in the post season initially played to the situation instead of using the closer in all close 9th innings. 623 more words

How Might the Rotation Stack Up in the Playoffs?

By Todd Johnson

Right now I feel pretty good about 2/5 of the rotation. Kyle Hendricks and Jose Quintana are pitching very well at this point in the season.  466 more words

By Todd Johnson