Cubs Week 8/1/16 through 8/7/16

The Cubs went undefeated this week, and are looking like the team we saw at the beginning of the year. The Cubs swept the Marlins at Wrigley Field to start the week as Kyle Hendricks threw a CG shutout to earn his 10th win in the first game. The Cubs won the second game on…

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Trade Impacts on Cubs

The Chicago Cubs did not make a big splash on deadline day which was expected. The only trade for the northsiders was Angels reliever Joe Smith coming to Chicago in exchange for Cubs pitching prospect Jesus Castillo. This adds a little funk into the bullpen as Joe Maddon said because Smith throws sidearm. Having a…

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The Impact of Aroldis Chapman

As you all may know the Cubs acquired Aroldis Chapman last week. The trade involved prospects Gleyber Torres, Billy McKinney, and Rashad Crawford. In addition, Adam Warren went back to New York in exchange for the “Cuban Missile”. Analysts were saying that the Cubs gave up way too much talent for a rental who will…

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