Where Has All the Velocity Gone?

One day after the anniversary of his second career no-hitter, Jake Arrieta returned to the mound in Cincinnati and helped deliver a series-clinching victory for the Cubs. While the powerful righty surrendered two home runs on a blustery Ohio afternoon, there were signs that the 2015 Cy Young winner was beginning to right himself after […]


Cold Takes on Cubs’ PECOTA Projections

It’s nigh time we indulge in one of the late offseason’s finest traditions: the ceremonial handwringing over projections! Baseball Prospectus released its 2017 PECOTA projections, and, as always, there are some interesting quirks that deserve some cursory inspection. So, let’s get right to it. You can access the Cubs’ full projections on Baseball Prospectus’ main […]