1. Are the Cubs or Padres the Bigger Threat to 2015 NL Hierarchy?

    It's not a stretch to say that each of the three divisions in the National League had a fairly clear presumptive favorite on paper entering the 2015 season. In the East, it's the rotation-rich Washington Nationals, even despite their slow start...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 8,283 reads 151 comments

  2. It's No Joke: The New-Look Cubs Are Ready to Win and Win Big in 2015

    MESA, Arizona — These are the New Cubs : A funky, brilliant manager concerned between spring drills with the "dining experience" at his new restaurant...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 months ago 114,983 reads 270 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs: Cubbies Will Be Competitive in 2015, but 2016 Is Their Year

    For the first time in a long time, things are looking bright on the North Side of Chicago. Theo Epstein, the team's president of baseball operations, has quickly transformed the ...

    Heath Clary Written by Heath Clary about 5 months ago 1,176 reads 3 comments

  4. Cubs' Hype-Filled Roster Still at Least a Year Away from MLB Success

    It's possible, likely even, that in the long and storied history of Major League Baseball, there has never been a team coming off five consecutive losing seasons with more hype surrounding it than the Chicago Cubs have right now...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 19,801 reads 72 comments

  5. Chicago Cubs' Quiet Offseason Is No Reason to Doubt Their Grand Plan

    One can understand the panic amongst Chicago Cubs fans. After all, going more than a century without winning it all can severely test peoples’ patience. Just not the Cubs front office...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 7 months ago 19,054 reads 34 comments

  6. Joe Maddon's Loose, Playful Persona Is Perfect to Handle Cubs' Newfound Pressure

    If anyone is in need of a seminar on how to absolutely nail the handling of expectations and pressure, see Joe Maddon ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 8 months ago 4,498 reads 5 comments