The first "wave of talent" is almost here, and by that, I mean Baez/Alcantara. The next wave may not be that far afterwards. Baseball America placed 6 Cubs on the list of the Top 20 Prospects of the Northwest League. #1 Kris Bryant #7 Paul Blackburn #9 Yasiel Balaguert #10 Dillon Maples #12 Shawon Dunston, Jr. #17 Kevin Encarnacion I won't …
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Great breakdown by Olbermann, though his equating 1960s dollars with today's dollars is pretty dumb. The point would still stand though.
Spoilers for the September 1st episode of Breaking Bad titled Rabid Dog in the comments.
Open thread for Breaking Bad episode 5.10. Don’t read the comments unless you want spoilers.
A scouting report on Cubs minor league pitcher Kyle Hendricks.
At the beginning of the year, we had our predictions. I thought I'd look at them here. Berselius dmick89 AndCounting Josh GW Myles Aisley NLC Reds Reds Reds Brewers Cardinals Reds Reds NLE Nationals Nationals Braves Nationals Braves Nationals Braves NLW Dodgers Giants Dodgers Dodgers Dodgers Dodgers Giants WC1 Braves Cardinals Giants Cardinals Nationals Giants Nationals WC2 Cardinals Dodgers …
Sitrick had a nice tweet about how Starlin Castro (I first typed Stalin Castro and really thought about keeping it) leads the team among qualified Cubes in batting average. I wanted to see how that stacked up this year, and found that Castro is 29th among team-leaders. Adeiny Hechavarria is 30th and the only Marlin with enough PA to qualify. …
Law came out with his earlier today and now it's John Sickels of Minor League Ball's turn. Below are the top Cubs prospects. 14. Javier Baez 18. Albert Almora 23. Jorge Soler 57. Arismendy Alcantara His list does not include 2013 draftees.