Posts tagged "Geovanny Soto"

Garza and Barney hot, reluctant commodities

Garza and Barney hot, reluctant commodities
As the trade deadline approaches the Cubs are getting closer to the next phase in the rebuild. This phase could be the most important that Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have faced thus far. The additions of Anthony Rizzo, Travis Wood by trade, Jorge Soler by free agency and what appears to be a very... Read more »

Cubs Sveum has his hands tied for now

Cubs Sveum has his hands tied for now
This rebuilding plan can’t be easy yet for Cubs manager Dale Sveum. Not because he doesn’t want to oversee a rebuilding project, he signed up for that. It’s playing guys that he may not want to really play for the sake of propping up their non-existent trade value. There are times that you can see this... Read more »

Cubs Recap: Garza not sharp, Sveum concerned about offense

Cubs Recap: Garza not sharp, Sveum concerned about offense
It sounds as if Dale Sveum is starting to get a bit frustrated with his team’s lack of offense. They laid an egg again Wednesday night in maybe the ugliest loss this season, by losing to Mark Buehrle and the Marlins 9-1. They also managed to do it all in front of Cubs brass, including... Read more »
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2012 Cubs breakout and bounce back candidates: The position players

2012 Cubs breakout and bounce back candidates: The position players
A while back we looked at some breakout and bounce back candidates on the mound.  Now it’s time to look at some of the position players.  This isn’t as easy.  The Cubs don’t have a lot of breakout candidates right now as far as position players.  Most of those type of players are in the... Read more »

What to expect from Welington Castillo

With Geovanny Soto going on the disabled list, prospect Welington Castillo finds himself with an opportunity to prove he wasn’t a fluke this spring.  Castillo, you may remember, tore up spring training in March.  He flirted with a .700 batting average and had many of us prematurely writing our farewell speeches to Koyie Hill. With... Read more »