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Dreamcast 81 (and 80 too): No Content

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Very little has happened in the new year with respect to the Cubs and what we hoped they would do by now, but Spring Training is a mere two weeks away and so you would think they will do something before pitchers and catchers report. RC & Berselius try to navigate the lack of good content and talk: You can …

Jason Heyward is Going to Get Paid (Probably)

In Commentary And Analysis by GW118 Comments

One name that seems to be popping up here and elsewhere the past few days is Jason Heyward.  He is heading into free agency, and the Cubs could definitely use an outfielder, even though Heyward isn't a true centerfielder. Thinking about it a little, the thing that struck me about him is that I can’t remember the last time a player as …

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New Cub Christian Villanueva

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors by dmick8930 Comments

The main piece aquired in the Ryan Dempster trade was 21 year old Christian Villanueva. Villanueva was signed as an international free agent out of Mexico by the Rangers in 2008 and just recently turned 21. He's played the entire season in High A.  His first season in the US was in 2010 in the AZL. Over 210 plate appearances …

Cubs acquired 2 of top 10 prospects moved at the deadline

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According to Baseball America, the Cubs acquired 2 of the top 10 prospects moved at or near the trade deadline.  3. Arodys Vizcaino, rhp, Cubs. Chicago has very little advanced young pitching, so it was willing to take the sidelined Vizcaino and throw-in Jaye Chapman from the Braves in exchange for Paul Maholm and Reed Johnson. Considered untouchable a year ago, …