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. …

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Cubs @ Brewers Game Thread

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Time: 6:10 PM CT TV: WGN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, LF Willson Contreras, C Jason Heyward, RF Addison Russell, SS Javier Baez, 2B John Lackey, P Jonathan Villar, SS Scooter, Gennett, 2B Ryan Braun, LF Jonathan Lucroy, C Chris Carter, 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF Hernan Perez, 3B Ramon Flores, RF Zach Davies, …

Better Know a Cub: Mike Montgomery, LHP

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Today’s an off day and what better way to spend it then discussing the recent trade between the Chicago Cubs and Seattle Mariners. The Cubs sent off 1B/DH Dan Vogelbach and RHP Paul Blackburn in return for LHP Mike Montgomery and RHP Jordan Pries. We’ll spend this post focusing on the more prominent name in Montgomery. Mike was drafted out …

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Mets @ Cubs Game Thread

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Time: 1:20 PM CT TV: ABC7, ESPN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Jose Reyes, 3B Curtis Granderson, CF Wilmer Flores, 3B James Loney, 1B Travis d’Arnaud, C Kelly Johnson, 2B Juan Lagares, CF Michael Conforto, LF Bartolo Colon, P Ben Zobrist, RF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Willson Contreras, LF Jason Heyward, CF Addison Russell, SS Miguel Montero, C Javier Baez, 2B Kyle …

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Mets @ Cubs Game Thread

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Time: 6:05 PM CT TV: ESPN, CSN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Jose Reyes, 3B Curtis Granderson, CF Yoenis Cespedes, LF James Loney, 1B Neil Walker, 2B Asdrubal Cabrera, SS Michael Conforto, RF Rene Rivera, C Noah Syndergaard, P Tommy La Stella, 3B Kris Bryant, RF Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Willson Contreras, C Jason Heyward, CF Addison Russell, SS Miguel Montero, C …