Tag: Munenori Kawasaki

Minor League Preview – Triple-A Iowa

Minor League Preview – Triple-A Iowa
Good morning to everyone! Today is the first installment previewing the 2017 minor league season.  Please note that the previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated spring training success. All assignments, both as to position and level, are subject to change pending the completion of spring training. Triple-A – Iowa Cubs Although Manager Marty... Read more »

Cubs News and Notes

Cubs News and Notes
As Spring Training kicks into gear Dan (NorthSideIrish) and I will be providing updates on Cubs news twice a week. Dan as part of his around the league updates and me in this weekly piece. So let’s get to the news. Jonah Keri debuted his power rankings on SI.com this week. Perhaps not surprisingly, he has... Read more »

Game 138 Preview: Cubs @ Brewers 7:10pm CST

Game 138 Preview: Cubs @ Brewers 7:10pm CST
The Cubs magic number to win the NL Central currently sits at 10 games. I predict that number to be a bit lower tonight after facing a Brewers team that is in full-on rebuild mode. Adam will have more on the pitching match-up below, but there’s a lot to love about facing a team at... Read more »
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The fight for the last bench spot

The fight for the last bench spot
This is a battle I know all too well. In fact, given my extensive personal history of watching a lot of high school games from some of the closest seats in the house with a uniform on, I feel I am perhaps extra qualified to delve into this topic, and it might explain my interest... Read more »