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Cubs to sign Brandon Morrow

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According to Jon Heyman, the Cubs will sign Brandon Morrow for $10-11 million per year, but the length of the contract is not yet known. He's coming off the best year of his career, but it was less than 50 innings and what he's done prior to 2017 leaves a lot to be desired. Depending on how long the deal …

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Cubs hire Chili Davis as hitting coach

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The Cubs let John Mallee go and hired Chili Davis to take over. Theo said that Joe Maddon could have any coach back that he wanted and it turns out that there were a lot that he did not want back. The Angels hired assistant hitting coach Eric Hinske away from the team a few days ago and they let …

Cubs fire pitching coach Chris Bosio

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After the Cubs pitchers struggled to throw strikes in the postseason, the Cubs have fired Chris Bosio. Joe Maddon thought the entire coaching staff would stay intact, which wasn't hard to believe since they've won an average of 97 games over the last three seasons.  Earlier this week, Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he'd thought the coaching staff would stay …

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BREAKING: The Pittsburgh Pirates scored!!!

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During the 3rd inning of tonight’s game with the Milwaukee Brewers in Pittsburgh, the Pirates scored a run. The memorable moment came when Adam Frazier tripled in Domingo Santana and Jordy Mercer during the Pirates half of the inning. The three witnesses in attendance were all from Pittsburgh.

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Cubs set World Series Roster

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The Cubs have set their World Series roster and Kyle Schwarber is on it. Whether or not that’s a good idea, it’s fantastic news for Schwarber and the Cubs future. I personally don’t mind it. Rob Z. was left off the roster and that’s a good trade off in my opinion. Schwarber won’t get enough plate appearances to know whether …

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White Sox 1, Cubs 3

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors by dmick8935 Comments

OSS: The Cubs find a way to beat the White Sox ace and even out the four game series. Three up: John Lackey was really good tonight in his 6 innings. He gave up an RBI double to Melky Cabrera in the 1st and that was it. He gave up 4 hits and that 1 run while walking a batter and striking …

Cubs still in on Aroldis Chapman

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors by dmick89166 Comments

I’ve assumed for some time now that the Cubs weren’t really all that interested in Aroldis Chapman. I had assumed their real and only interest was Andrew Miller, but according to Ken Davidoff, the Yankees have asked for best and final bids from four teams. Those four teams are the Nationals, Cubs, Indians and, you know it, a mystery team. …