1. 10 Realistic Moves the Chicago Cubs Should Consider

    Let's take a look at 10 realistic moves the Cubs should consider heading into this offseason. The Cubs are going to have to be active on the free-agent market if they want any chance at improving on their 66-96 record...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 10 months ago 5,598 reads 8 comments

  2. The Biggest Questions the Chicago Cubs Must Answer This Offseason

    The Chicago Cubs will be faced with several decisions this offseason that have short- and long-term implications...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 10 months ago 10,779 reads 65 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs: Mike Olt Should Not Make Opening Day Roster

    It should come as no surprise that recently acquired Chicago Cubs infield prospect Mike Olt is already looking forward to next season...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 10 months ago 5,070 reads 21 comments

  4. Evaluating Chicago Cubs' Arizona Fall League Prospects

    The Cubs sent eight prospects to the Arizona Fall League's Mesa Solar Sox. The AFL is one of the most exciting times of the year for teams and scouts as the league's best prospects converge on Arizona...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 10 months ago 5,762 reads 36 comments

  5. Power Ranking Chicago Cubs' Biggest Needs Heading into Free Agency

    The Cubs will do some much-needed fine-tuning this offseason, making upgrades in the outfield and possibly around the infield. The bullpen will need some support after barely hanging on in 2013 and the Cubs will need a strong bench...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 10 months ago 7,417 reads 26 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs: State of Franchise at the Start of the 2013-14 Offseason

    The Cubs enter the 2013-14 offseason in a similar position to where they were following the 2011 season. They are looking for a new manager and have a new crop of prospects who are closing in on the big-league level...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 10 months ago 5,621 reads 12 comments

  7. Chicago Cubs: 5 Managers Who Make Sense for Cubs Opening

    The most intriguing managerial position is back on the market and will certainly draw interest from even the most entrenched managers. When Dale Sveum was first hired, it seemed he would be in for the long haul through the transition process...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 11 months ago 6,077 reads 16 comments

  8. Complete 2013-14 Chicago Cubs Offseason Preview and Predictions

    The Cubs ' 2013-2014 offseason got off to a surprising start when the team announced that manager Dale Sveum would not return to the Cubs next season...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 11 months ago 3,690 reads 17 comments

  9. Chicago Cubs: Surprises and Disappointments in 2013?

    Coming into the 2013 season the Cubs and their fans expectations were mostly on the same page. There wasn't this belief that the Cubs were going anywhere, but there was an expectation that certain players would perform better than they did...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 11 months ago 3,508 reads 23 comments

  10. The Biggest Regrets and Missed Opportunites of Cubs' 2013 Season

    It's been an uneventful 2013 for the Cubs with their season going as expected. The long anticipated Matt Garza trade finally went through and the team also unloaded Alfonso Soriano, David DeJesus and Scott Hairston after a short stay, to name a few..

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 12 months ago 2,544 reads 5 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs: Full Scouting Report on Each September Call-Up

    As minor league seasons end and the major leagues hit the final stretch, teams start calling up their top prospects for their first taste of life in the big leagues...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 12 months ago 2,374 reads 6 comments

  12. Third Base a Historically Tough Position to Fill for the Chicago Cubs

    When Aramis Ramirez was traded to the Cubs 10 years ago last month, he took over a position that has been incredibly tough to fill for the Cubs. Since he has left, the position has been filled by utility players and bench players...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 12 months ago 1,991 reads 7 comments

  13. Chicago Cubs: Ian Stewart Opens Up on Twitter, Could Be Released?

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Ian Stewart opened up on Twitter last night, causing many to shake their heads and wonder if his time with the Cubs organization is nearing an end...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 1 year ago 2,147 reads 14 comments

  14. Chicago Cubs: Notable Non-Roster Invitees

    Cubs baseball is just around the corner and spring training will be an opportunity for many players to showcase themselves after a long offseason...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about over 1 year ago 2,370 reads 2 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs: Cubs Should Not Retire No. 21 After Sosa's Comments

    The saga of Sammy Sosa could have gone much differently had the Cubs traded him to the Yankees in 2000. At the time, Sosa was coming off of two historic seasons in which he hit 66 and 63 home runs, respectively...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about over 1 year ago 1,879 reads 7 comments

  16. Why the Chicago Cubs Missed Their Opportunity to Unload Alfonso Soriano

    Alfonso Soriano is fast approaching a 30 homer season with 100 RBIs, joining exclusive company in Cubs history. It would be his highest total since 2007 and his highest RBI total since 2005...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about almost 2 years ago 3,424 reads 10 comments

  17. 5 Prospects Who Could Be the Next Impact Player on the Chicago Cubs' Roster

    The new Cubs management is showing that if you play well, you will get more opportunities to exceed expectations at the higher levels...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about almost 2 years ago 7,285 reads 21 comments

  18. 5 Things Chicago Cubs Manager Dale Sveum Must Do in 2013 to Keep His Job

    Manager Dale Sveum may have averted the worst season in Chicago Cubs history, but will his job be in jeopardy if the brass doesn't see results in 2013? Sveum has managed this season very well, all things considered...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about almost 2 years ago 255 reads 15 comments

  19. 10 Exciting Prospects the Chicago Cubs Can Still Promote in September

    The Cubs are not officially conceding the 2012 season, but it is definitely a year where they are seeing what they have in terms of prospects. And there will be no better time for these open tryouts (of sorts) then when rosters expand on September 1st..

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 2 years ago 5,718 reads 7 comments

  20. Washington Nationals Should Shut Stephen Strasburg Down for a Month

    The Washington Nationals want Stephen Strasburg to be there for them in the postseason, but potential innings limits are hurting those chances. Strasburg is 13-5 with a 2...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 2 years ago 869 reads 12 comments

  21. 5 Early Signs Cubs GM Theo Epstein Did Everything Right at the Deadline

    Despite being winless thus far in August, the Cubs made several moves that we are going to have to live with for some time...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 2 years ago 3,758 reads 8 comments

  22. Chicago Cubs: Top 10 Prospects for the Month of August

    Welcome back for the August edition of the Cubs top 10 prospects. The list has changed slightly again, in large part because several of the team's top-rated prospects got their careers underway...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 2 years ago 2,826 reads 7 comments

  23. MLB Trade Rumors: Ryan Dempster to Athletics Would Be Great Move for Cubs

    Ryan Dempster remains on the market, and it appears the Dodgers are the only viable trade partner. The blame has fallen on Dempster, who has given the Cubs a narrow field to work with in this trade season...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 2 years ago 8,704 reads 16 comments

  24. Chicago Cubs Handcuffed by Ryan Dempster's Stubbornness

    Ryan Dempster is a great pitcher. But the way he has played the media and the fans may make his last few days, or months, with the Chicago Cubs as bumpy as they've ever been...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 2 years ago 2,689 reads 22 comments

  25. Chicago Cubs: Overview of Top Prospects at Each Level

    The Cubs' minor league system is playing better than expected in 2012. Let's take a look at guys who are healthy and making their way up the pipeline toward Chicago...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 2 years ago 6,695 reads 9 comments