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The Cubs and the Next Few Offseasons

Cubs fans are rightly excited about the upcoming season. It’s all that most want to think about, and, really, after years of thinking about the future, it absolutely makes sense to enjoy the present. Front offices don’t have that luxury, though. And if there’s one thing we’ve learned about the Cubs’ brain trust over the past several years, it […]

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From BP: Make That Three Areas of Weakness

Over at our main site, Wrigleyville’s Editor-in-Chief Sahadev Sharma joined forces with George Bissell to write up the Cubs’ acquisition of John Lackey. The full story is available only to paying subscribers, but we thought you’d enjoy this preview here.  Soon after the Cubs were eliminated from the playoffs, Theo Epstein made it clear that […]

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Jordan Zimmermann: Potential Offseason Target

Jordan Zimmermann Position: Right-handed SP 2015 Stats: 201.0 IP, 19.7 K%, 4.7 BB%, 3.66 ERA, 4.12 DRA How He Fits: The Cubs are well off in terms of their solid, top of the rotation type pitchers. While Jon Lester may not have been able to reach the hype bar that everyone had set for him in the offseason, he put up quality numbers, he stayed […]