1. MLB Chicago Cubs: 10 Unfair Expectations for Theo Epstein's Tenure

    When Theo Epstein was hired at the end of October it was hard for the terms "division titles," "National League pennant" and "World Series" to pop into Chicago Cubs fans' heads...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 2,526 reads 10 comments

  2. Chicago Cubs: 10 Burning Questions in Spring Training

    With Opening Day less than a month away, now is the time that storylines are created, rumors are spread and expectations bloom. The expectations for this Chicago Cubs team may be a little more unclear than in years past...

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  3. Chicago Cubs: 10 Reasons Extending Matt Garza Is a Smart Decision

    Entering this season, and most likely carrying on throughout, rumors will continue to swirl about the status of Matt Garza and how he fits into the Chicago Cubs ' future...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 1,453 reads 13 comments

  4. Chicago Cubs: Theo Epstein's Blueprint to Breaking His Second MLB Curse

    Theo Epstein presented general manager Jed Hoyer, manager Dale Sveum and the rest of his staff throughout the organization, a thick manual explaining how the organization will begin assembling a championship-caliber organization...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 3,181 reads 6 comments

  5. Theo Epstein Compensation: Cubs Get Robbed in Deal

    When the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox couldn't decide the right compensation for Theo Epstein leaving Boston to become the President of Baseball Operations in Chicago, I didn't have a good feeling...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 3,294 reads 27 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs: 10 Benefits of Signing Cuban Stud Jorge Soler

    The picture above serves as quite the symbolism of the Cubs last year. There were more empty seats than usual. Fans had empty feelings about the season and direction of the club...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 1,709 reads 12 comments

  7. Manny Ramirez Signs with Oakland A's: 10 Saddest All-Time Career Finales

    When Manny Ramirez agreed to a minor league deal with the Oakland Athletics, it marked the return of a career that is sad to see continue...

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  8. Chicago Cubs: 10 Big Moves Theo Epstein Should Make Next Offseason

    Theo Epstein hasn't finished his first offseason in charge of the Chicago Cubs , but that doesn't mean it isn't too early to look towards next year's plans...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 6,213 reads 44 comments

  9. Matt Garza Is the Key to the Chicago Cubs' Season and Their Future

    The collective idea is that the Chicago Cubs are still multiple years away from competing for championships, and Starlin Castro is the cornerstone of the foundation Theo Epstein is building...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 1,450 reads 1 comments

  10. Chicago Cubs: Why Gerardo Concepcion is Perfect Rebuild Signing

    With most of the dust settling on the free-agent market, few impact players remain for the taking. Most of the talk surrounds Roy Oswalt and Cuban outfielders Yoenis Cespedes and Jorge Soler...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 9,616 reads 36 comments

  11. 5 Reasons Chicago Cubs' Theo Epstein Should Not Chase Jorge Soler

    Jorge Soler's name is brought up by many as the next big thing to come from Cuba. The 19-year-old outfielder is seen as a project that needs developing...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 3,375 reads 38 comments

  12. Chicago Cubs 2012: Have the Cubs Done Enough in Offseason to Compete in 2012?

    The Chicago Cubs have been one of the most active teams this offseason under the new leadership of Jed Hoyer and Theo Epstein ...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 2,558 reads 28 comments

  13. Dwight Howard Trade Rumors: He Is Chicago Bulls' Only Chance to Reach NBA Finals

    A dominant regular season for the Chicago Bulls will mean nothing if they are unable to dethrone the Miami Heat from the top of the Eastern Conference and reach the NBA Finals ...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 5,714 reads 38 comments

  14. Trading Russell Westbrook Would Be Wrong Move for Thunder

    The Oklahoma City Thunder entered Friday night with an NBA -best 10-2 record, but much of the attention early on has been displaced with Russell Westbrook’s sluggish start...

    Tommy Stokke Written by Tommy Stokke about over 2 years ago 3,128 reads 21 comments