Posts tagged "Chris Bosio"

Could the Cubs Non-Tender Travis Wood This Winter?

Could the Cubs Non-Tender Travis Wood This Winter?
At this time last season, the Cubs and their fans were hoping Travis Wood would be a long-term piece of the starting rotation.  Rolling the clock forward to this season, though, things have not gone as planned.  And with the Cubs looking to make a step forward into relevance in 2015, there may not be... Read more »

Random Thoughts about Jacob Turner and Felix Doubront (Update-Cubs Claim)

Random Thoughts about Jacob Turner and Felix Doubront (Update-Cubs Claim)
Early in the trade season a discussion popped up on twitter about the return for Jason Hammel. Many of us looked to the Scott Feldman trade as a model that the Cubs might look to emulate. As a fun thought experiment I searched through major league roster looking for a Jake Arrieta type pickup. Two... Read more »

The Ballad of Edwin Jackson

The Ballad of Edwin Jackson
Ever since the Cubs lost out on Anibal Sanchez and had to settle for Edwin Jackson, it seems that he’s gotten the short end of the stick, and so has Chicago.  It’s not really Edwin’s fault either; Sanchez was free to sign wherever he wanted and happened to play the Cubs for a bigger payday... Read more »
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Jake Arrieta

Jake Arrieta
The Cubs are filled with question marks. The biggest currently on the pitching staff is probably Jake Arrieta. The former Oriole performed extremely well for the Cubs in terms of results after the change of scenery trade. The 3.66 ERA while with the Cubs is well below Arrieta’s Oriole career ERA of 5.46, but unfortunately... Read more »

The Axman Cometh?

The Axman Cometh?
Today is the day where we will learn the fate of several non-tender candidates on the Cubs, but it is also the day where a few new targets for the Cubs might emerge. A name that might be of great interest for the Cubs is John Axford. The once dominant closer for the Brewers struggled... Read more »