Tag: Jeff Samardzija

Preparing for Trade Season with the Leaked Astros Logs

Preparing for Trade Season with the Leaked Astros Logs
In case you missed it yesterday, the Houston Astros suffered something of a security breach, as a bunch of logs from last season’s trade deadline were leaked to the internet. Deadspin (who else?) posted them here, and I strongly suggest you read through them. There are some really juicy pieces in there, including a possible... Read more »

How Can Cubs Win in 2014?

How Can Cubs Win in 2014?
I’m not trying to link-bait here for my first post on Cubs Insider. I promise. For those of you who aren’t familiar, Reddit is the “front page of the Internet,” a social website where millions of users gather to discuss topics like True Detective, atheism, or slow cooker recipes. Oh, and baseball. There’s a daily discussion... Read more »

10 Bold Predictions for the Chicago Cubs in 2014

10 Bold Predictions for the Chicago Cubs in 2014
I first published this list of 10 bold predictions back in September as a freelance contribution to a pretty popular website.  I did so with the intent that I would follow back up on it a year later, like a quasi-literary time capsule.  Which reminds me, my buddy and I never retrieved that Mason jar... Read more »
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Mariners Check In With Cubs On Samardzija And Russell

Mariners Check In With Cubs On Samardzija And Russell
The Jeff Samardzija rumors simply won’t go away. At least not until an extension is signed or he is actually dealt. I do believe the latter is much more realistic. I was recently convinced, however, the Cubs wouldn’t deal their ace until closer to the July deadline. Then you have more reports today that link... Read more »