Tag: jake arrieta

So Who Gets the NL Cy Young?

So Who Gets the NL Cy Young?
The question of which National League pitcher will go home with the Cy Young award is as hard a question to answer this year as it has been in a long time. I will freely admit my homerism here and confess that my Cubs bias has, more than once, gotten in the way of me... Read more »

Making Strides in 2015

Making Strides in 2015
I had the opportunity last summer to see Jake Arrieta and the Cubs face off in DC against Jordan Zimmermann and the Washington Nationals. Arrieta was coming off his incredible performance in Boston five days prior where he took a no-hitter into the 8th inning at Fenway Park, so I expected the game to be... Read more »

Ace is Overrated

Ace is Overrated
Jon Lester seemed to popularize the term ‘ace’ last year when he became a free agent, leaving every team scrambling to find their own ace pitcher, many believing it’s impossible to win without one. Lester seemed to be the answer to the Cubs’ pitching problems because of his ‘ace’ label with the Red Sox, but... Read more »
Advertisement: