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The Cubs Should Probably Keep Ian Happ Around

In Commentary And Analysis by Rice Cube12 Comments

The Gold Glove Awards were doled out today, and one Cubs All-Star (the only one to get a finalist spot if I’m not mistaken, sorry Nico Hoerner) got himself the prize: Never mind the irony that a gold plated glove wouldn’t be able to very effectively catch a baseball, but apparently this was well-deserved for Ian Happ, both by the …

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This Generation’s “Mr. Cub”

In Other Topics by Rice Cube35 Comments

While we wait for the World Series to start (and end) so the Cubs can finally do something to get back to the postseason, I realized a couple things that stemmed from the previous entry. The one thing is an extension of that blog, where it’s way more fun when the Cubs win, and that could generate far more goodwill …

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Cubs Minor League Recap

In Minor Leagues by dmick898 Comments

Memphis Redbirds 5 @ Iowa Cubs 6 Willson Contreras was not in the lineup after injuring his foot, but it does not sound serious. He's expected back in the lineup soon and was said to be day to day. Even with his absence and Albert Almora's promotion to MLB, the Iowa Cubs still won. They're now 29-27.  Arismendy Alcantar was 1-3 …

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Cubs Minor League Recap (6.3.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89126 Comments

Iowa Cubs @ Oklahoma City Dodgers (Postponed) I guess this is about the only way to keep Willson Contreras from having a good day.  Jackson Generals 8 @ Tennessee Smokies 4 The Smokies had 10 hits and took 7 walks, but managed only 4 runs. Almost all of them were in the first inning (3). Jacon Hanneman was 2-4 with …

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Cubs Minor League Update (6.2.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick8932 Comments

Iowa Cubs 5 @ Oklahoma City Dodgers 4 With the win last night, the I-Cubs sit a game below .500. Maybe that's why Willson Contreras is still on their roster. I agree with Myles. It's time to question whether or not the Cubs are really fielding their best 25-man roster. That's a pretty cool thing to be questioning when you've got …