Tag: Shawn Camp

What just happened or why did the Cubs do what they did two days ago?

What just happened or why did the Cubs do what they did two days ago?
Part 1 was written yesterday with a heavy focus on the international signing period. A bit of bombshell was dropped by Phil Rogers that the Cubs plan to go way past the slot bonus. John Arguello at Cubs Den has one of the better takes that I’ve read on this new information. Part 2-Players acquired... Read more »

With the Cubs Bullpen Lacking Any Trust, Two Pitchers Expected to be Added Tonight

With the Cubs Bullpen Lacking Any Trust, Two Pitchers Expected to be Added Tonight
There is simply no other way to say this, so I will just cut to the chase. The Chicago Cubs bullpen is an absolute disgrace. This surely comes as no surprise to anyone, as this has been a complaint from every fan on the North Side for the entire year. There were always the players... Read more »

A New Cup of Coffee

A New Cup of Coffee
As trade season continues and we watch for the names that will change uniforms sooner rather than later, we also have to be mindful of which players the Cubs will use to replace the likes of Matt Garza, Scott Feldman, Nate Schierholtz, etc.  Some replacements may come in the form of whoever comes to Chicago... Read more »
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Cubs to Add a Hitter, Cut a Pitcher

Cubs to Add a Hitter, Cut a Pitcher
Currently, with David DeJesus out of action for around a month, your Chicago Cubs have four men on the bench. Backup catcher Dioner Navarro, Cody Ransom, Julio Borbon and Scott Hairston. They also have eight pitchers in the bullpen. The Cubs, however, have announced that come Friday afternoon, by the time the Cubs series with... Read more »