1. Chicago Cubs: 5 Bold Predictions for the Cubs' Second Half of the Season

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 3,631 reads 3 comments

  2. Chicago Cubs: The Cubs' Winners and Losers of the First Half of the Season

    You’d think it wouldn’t be all that easy to come up with the “winners” portion of a “winners and losers” slideshow for a 31-43 Chicago Cubs team...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 4,007 reads 17 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs: Top 10 Trade Candidates' Odds of Being Dealt by the Deadline

    By now it is common knowledge the Chicago Cubs will be active at the trade deadline. But which players will be actively shopped and which players the club will simply consider offers for is uncertain...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 5,249 reads 17 comments

  4. Chicago Cubs: Who Will Represent the Cubs at the 2013 MLB All-Star Game?

    Throughout Major League Baseball, teams are engaging in promoting their players to increase their chances they will be voted into the All-Star Game...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 3,819 reads 4 comments

  5. Chicago Cubs: Updating the Organization's Top 10 Prospects Post 2013 Draft

    In 2011 Baseball America had the Cubs ranked with the No. 16 farm system in baseball. A year later they moved up two spots to No. 14 , and this year, No. 12 ...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 12,411 reads 21 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs 2013 MLB Draft: Projecting Their Top 5 1st-Round Targets

    Last November I posted a slideshow with a self-explanatory title, “ Cubs ’ Top 5 Draft Targets in the 2013 MLB Draft .” All five draft targets were collegiate starting pitchers...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 6,730 reads 8 comments

  7. Grading the Chicago Cubs After the 1st Quarter of the Season

    So far in 2013, the Chicago Cubs have been the epitome of a “head-scratcher.” There are times when you watch them play, look at their record and think to yourself, “ Yep, that’s about right ...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 130 reads 4 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Live Updates, Commentary, and Analysis

    SCORE UPDATE: 2-1 Cubs Win!! Two-run blast by Nate Schierholtz - 4th inning Solo shot by Allen Craig - 2nd inning That's a wrap, folks...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 2,009 reads 1 comments

  9. Chicago Cubs: Breaking Down the Cubs' Best Trade Bait

    It's not very often that a major league club goes into a baseball season already knowing they are going to be sellers at the deadline—and sometimes after the deadline via the waiver wire...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 6,411 reads 39 comments

  10. Chicago Cubs: Winners and Losers from First Month of Action

    It’s hard to discern between the losers and winners on a club that is sitting in the basement of the NL Central, but not every aspect of the Cubs through the first month has been a train wreck...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 2,481 reads 13 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs: Matt Garza Suffers Another Setback, Rehab Start Pushed Back

    From the “Things Couldn ’t Possibly Get Any Worse” category, there is more news on Matt Garza ...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 3,560 reads 8 comments

  12. Chicago Cubs: After 3 Weeks Cubs' Weaknesses Are Glaring

    Yes, it may be early in the 2013 season, but Cubs fans can already see where it appears to be headed: down the drain. It is no surprise, really, that the Cubs are as bad as they are...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 121 reads 54 comments

  13. Chicago Cubs: David Price Moving to the North Side Next Winter?

    In December I posted an article asking the question: “ Has the Cubs ’ Rotation Improved from Last Year? ” Within that posting I quoted a tweet taken from ...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 1,532 reads 9 comments

  14. Chicago Cubs: 5 Early Season Cubs Storylines to Follow Most Closely

    The start to the Cubs ’ 2013 season has not been uneventful. Already the Cubs have won their first multiple-game series of the season—a feat not accomplished in 2012 until the latter part of April...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about 1 year ago 2,891 reads 10 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs: 1 Prediction for Every Player on the Cubs 25-Man Roster in 2013

    ‘Tis the time of year we are asked to put on our swami hats, numerous gold bracelets, sparkly vests, and gaze into a crystal ball to predict the 2013 season futures of each player on a specific team...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about over 1 year ago 2,437 reads 16 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs: A Reflection on What Baseball Means to Me

    Every year around Opening Day, I tend to reflect on what baseball really is . The existential meaning of baseball, if you will. To each fan, baseball can signify many different things...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about over 1 year ago 602 reads 1 comments

  17. Chicago Cubs: Grading the Cubs' Top Prospects' Spring Training

    In their final go around at Hohokam Park, the Cubs brought along some of their best prospects to spring training...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about over 1 year ago 5,502 reads 3 comments

  18. Chicago Cubs: Javier Baez Will Be on the Cubs' 2014 Opening Day Roster

    It has already been decided that Javier Baez will not break camp as part of the major league roster. Also, Theo Epstein previously stated the organization wants its best prospects to spend at least one full season at the Triple-A level...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about over 1 year ago 12,308 reads 42 comments

  19. Chicago Cubs: The Cubs' Winners and Losers Halfway Through Spring Training

    Spring training is a time when young up-and-comers can get their first taste of the big leagues; when free agent minor leaguers can earn a contract with a new team; when veterans can re-establish or bring new life to their careers...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about over 1 year ago 6,988 reads 9 comments

  20. Chicago Cubs: Cubs' Spring Training News Roundup

    Lost among the soap opera that is the Los Angeles Lakers, the Blackhawks’ historic point streak and Gareth Bale continuing to take the footballing world by storm, is news from MLB Spring Training...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about over 1 year ago 2,455 reads 8 comments

  21. Chicago Cubs: Matt Garza Injury Hurts the Cubs Twofold

    The Cubs ’ plans for 2013 took a major hit when it was announced that Matt Garza will be out until May with a strained lat muscle...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about over 1 year ago 2,171 reads 5 comments

  22. Chicago Cubs: Scouting Reports for the Cubs' Top 10 Prospects at Spring Training

    Spring training has been officially underway for a few days and some of you just might not know who those players walking around with numbers such as 70, 67, and 71 stitched to their jerseys are...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about over 1 year ago 815 reads 7 comments

  23. Chicago Cubs: Plans for Top Prospects Come to Light, so Do Questions

    The Cubs future looks bright. In their compilation of Top Prospects for 2013, Baseball America named four Cubs to the list: Javier Baez, #16; Albert Almora , #33; Jorge Soler , #34; Arodys Vizcaino , #83...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about over 1 year ago 6,201 reads 11 comments

  24. Chicago Cubs: Final Projection for the Cubs' Opening Day 25-Man Roster

    They say “hindsight is 20/20.” But what about foresight? Does that score somewhere around 20/1200 on the Snellen chart? The evidence—an article of mine published last September—would suggest to the affirmative...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about over 1 year ago 207 reads 7 comments

  25. Chicago Cubs: Where the Cubs' Top Prospects Should Finish 2013

    The Cubs are still in the process of retooling their farm system. The organization has some decent prospects at the higher levels of minor league baseball, but most of their best prospects are plying their trade at the lower levels...

    Jared Dwyer Written by Jared Dwyer about over 1 year ago 6,145 reads 11 comments