Posts tagged "Francisco Liriano"

Cubs Will Look to Fortify the Roster to Compete in 2015

Cubs Will Look to Fortify the Roster to Compete in 2015
As the season winds down, with the World Series getting set to begin, the most anticipated off-season of the Epstein/ Hoyer era is just around the corner.  Next season will be the first that the Cubs make a conscious and concerted effort to win, with the expressed goal being to win the NL Central.  While... Read more »

If the Cubs have money, who do they spend it on?

If the Cubs have money, who do they spend it on?
Today, just for the sake of thought exercises, let’s pretend that the Cubs can indeed spend a lot of money this offseason and that they can get whomever they want to fill in the gaps in a roster on the rise.  We will have to work with a few assumptions here: As stated in the... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: The Cubs Walk the Plank

Ivy's Roundup: The Cubs Walk the Plank
We’ve been distracted a bit by the Draft but now that’s over with and we’re just waiting for the guys to sign already.  The Cubs spend an entire week in the great state of Pennsylvania, and so far they’re not having a very good time.  I suppose we should take a look at the series... Read more »
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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Cubs Opening Day

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Cubs Opening Day
The Cubs battled the Pirates to a standstill on Opening Day in Pittsburgh until extra innings, when Neil Walker took Carlos Villanueva deep to lead off the bottom of the tenth and walk off with the victory.  Being the first real Cubs game after several months of winter, it was great to see the team... Read more »