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Cubs Have a Latin Infusion Heading North: The Pitchers

Two of the hottest prospect names in the Cubs’ system are pitchers Adbert Alzolay from Venezuela and José Albertos from Mexico. They are just two of many young arms set to burst upon the scene. This summer, the Cubs could have several more Latino pitchers make a name for themselves in Mesa, Eugene, and South Bend. […]


Jason Heyward Is Goin’ Through Them Changes

BP should always put a disclaimer on anything we write before like, May 1st, that stipulates were dealing with tiny sample sizes when considering the whole of a baseball season. But they don’t, so now I’ve just done that. You’ve been disclaimed. Or I have. I don’t really know who claims the disclaiming but let’s […]


Game 13 Recap: Braves 4, Cubs 0

The fifth inning was what decided the game, with all four runs coming in the top half. Aníbal Sánchez kept the Cubs quiet through six innings and the Braves bullpen held on, giving the Cubs their third shutout on offense on the young season. What You Need to Know: Both teams were slow out the gate, […]


Game 12 Recap: Pirates 6, Cubs 1

What You Need To Know: Justin Wilson reverted to Justin Wilson-ing in the seventh, after the lovely two week vacation we got from that to start the season. He was walk-happy, and by the time he realized he had to come over the plate, Francisco “I’ma Turn Into Johnny Bench’s  And Carlton Fisk’s Lovechild For This Series” […]