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  • CHICAGO (AP) Ernie Banks will make one final trip to Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs say the procession following Saturday's memorial service will take ''Mr. Cub'' past his statue at Daley Plaza downtown and the ballpark's famed marquee at the corner of Clark and Addison on the city's North Side. There will be tributes and readings from a long list of dignitaries during t... read more...
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  • MLB Pipeline wrapped up its positional rankings Thursday with the top 10 outfield prospects in the baseball … and Jorge Soler was ranked as the third best outfield prospect in the game. Jorge Soler slipped in behind the Twins’ Byron Buxton and the Dodgers’ Joc Pederson in MLB Pipeline’s ranking and ahead of the Reds’ […] The post ... read more...
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  • Unlike most players in our Top 200 Countdown, I’ve never watched Kris Bryant play. In fact, Bryant may be the only player on our list that I’ve never seen play. I’ve seen clips, of course, but I’ve never sat down and watched a game in which he’s played. Immediately that puts me at a disadvantage when analyzing and projecting Bryant, but due to his insane prospect status t... read more...
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  • ESPN Insider, Keith Law, recently ranked all 30 MLB farm systems and he’s joining the Chicago Cubs hype train. Using a variety of factors, Law ranked the Chicago Cubs’ farm system number one in Major League Baseball, barely edging out the Minnesota Twins. Chicago Cubs The Cubs’ draft strategy under the Theo Epstein/Jed Hoyer regime has been to grab a polished hitter in t... read more...
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  • Perhaps the most selfish Chicago Cubs player of all-time, Sammy Sosa, will miss the funeral of the most selfless Cub of all-time, Ernie Banks. The reason Sosa is missing Ernie Banks funeral, he didn’t want to be a distraction. Selfish And Sosa Go Hand-in-Hand Few Cubs players over the years have made things more about himself than Sosa, and this recent news is no differe... read more...
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  • CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs say new Wrigley Field bleachers won’t be ready for the April 5 season opener. The left- and right-field bleachers are being replaced as part of a five-year overhaul of the ballpark that turned 100 last season. President of business operations Crane Kenney said Saturday that the left-field bleachers won’t be ready until ... read more...
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  • When news spread across the country Friday that Ernie Banks had died, it’s safe to assume that everyone became (even if only for a night) a Chicago Cubs fan. Now, “Mr. Cub” is being remembered as part of the Chicago skyline. Friday, a public visitation will be held for Banks with a funeral following the next day.  The Hall of Famer died a heart attack at the age of 83.   ... read more...
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