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Chicago Cubs: How much work will be put into the rotation?

Cubbies Crib - 21 Oct 2018
The Chicago Cubs are going to work hard this offseason, but how much will they focus on the starting rotation? Probably not very much, given their options. For the past several offseasons, starting pitching ranked high on the list of things to address ...
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'Tapping' into Cubs' recent hitting-coach history

Chicago Daily Herald - 20 Oct 2018
Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein likes his team's hitters to grind out at-bats. Kind of like what Epstein and Co. to do with hitting coaches: Bring 'em in and grind 'em out. Most hitting coaches employed during the Epstein era have done the ...
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Chicago Cubs: The JD Martinez effect in the 2019 offseason

Cubbies Crib - 20 Oct 2018
If Chicago Cubs fans need validation as to what an elite slugger can mean to a lineup, look no further than the American League champion Boston Red Sox. The Boston Red Sox won 93 games in 2017, but meekly bowed out to the Houston Astros in four ...
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Chicago Cubs: Are there better value options than Manny Machado?

Cubbies Crib - 20 Oct 2018
With Addison Russell's murky future, the Cubs need a top-drawer middle infielder to compliment Javier Baez. The Cubs relied on a platoon at second base of Ben Zobrist, Daniel Murphy (who is likely not returning in 2019), Ian Happ, David Bote and Tommy ...
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Remember that guy? Former Cubs shortstop Ricky Gutiérrez

NBCSports.com - 20 Oct 2018
Ricky Gutiérrez played in the Majors from 1993-2004. He played shortstop for the Cubs from 2000-01 and later signed with them again in June 2004. However, Gutiérrez never got back to the Majors with the Cubs, who sent him to the Red Sox the following ...
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Healthy Hoerner highlights Cubs' AFL contingent

MLB.com - 19 Oct 2018
"When I entered the summer, it definitely wasn't where I pictured being right now but it's a great place to be," the Cubs No. 6 prospect said. "It's the best competition I'll ever have played, so it's definitely a place to develop and make the most of ...
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Chicago Cubs: Will Anthony Iapoce bring in big-time star power?

Cubbies Crib - 19 Oct 2018
Derived from his past philosophy and practice, new Chicago Cubs hitting coach Anthony Iapoce is a lot more like John Mallee than Chili Davis. His former stint with the team and his tutelage and friendship with the former Cubs and current Phillies ...
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Chicago Cubs: Addison Russell's harrowing fall from grace

Cubbies Crib - 19 Oct 2018
And, as Chicago went from laughingstock to perennial contender, Addison Russell became a mainstay in the lineup. The two shooting trajectories – both that of Russell and of the Cubs – hit their peak in 2016, when Russell became the only Chicago ...
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An Addison Russell Trade Proposal that Makes Sense for Both Teams

Cubs Insider (blog) - 21 Oct 2018
Given all that surrounds him, Addison Russell may have played his last game as a Cub. First and foremost are the credible accusations of spousal abuse laid out by his ex-wife, Melisa Reidy, which led to a 40-game suspension (29 games of which still ...
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Lioness kills father of her cubs at Indianapolis zoo

Reuters - 21 Oct 2018
(Reuters) - A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs, suffocating her mate by inflicting injuries to his neck at the Indianapolis Zoo in an attack not fully understood by zoo staff. The lions had been held together at the zoo for eight years ...
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Cubs prospects dominate in 18-run AFL performance

MLB.com - 19 Oct 2018
He got 11 starts across three levels in the Cubs' organization, and it feels like the Fall League innings are crucial. "Whatever I do here is probably gonna have a direct impact on what I do next year as far as innings and where I start at and all that ...
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Chicago Cubs: Would Javier Baez turn down a long-term contract?

Cubbies Crib - 19 Oct 2018
The future is bright in Chicago as the Chicago Cubs boast some of the top young stars this league has to offer. Having won a World Series in 2016, could Theo Epstein keep them on the North Side? If you have been living under a rock, then you missed ...
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The most underrated storyline of the Cubs offseason

NBCSports.com - 17 Oct 2018
There are plenty of intriguing Cubs storylines to monitor this offseason from their potential pursuit of the big free agents to any other changes that may come to the coaching staff or roster after a disappointing finish to the 2018 campaign. But there ...
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Ben Zobrist pokes fun at Cubs' short postseason in Instagram video

Chicago Tribune - 18 Oct 2018
Ben Zobrist posted a funny and reflective video on Instagram expressing his feeling about the Cubs falling short of their playoff hopes — in musical form, no less — and offered a message for himself, teammates and fans: Wait for next season. In the ...
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Rozner: Mourning the passing of a legendary Cubs doc

Chicago Daily Herald - 19 Oct 2018
The Cubs' team surgeon for 25 years beginning in 1980, while also working at times for the Bears and Blackhawks, not to mention raising a family and holding down the fort at Northwestern as a professor and chairman of the Department of Orthopedic ...

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