At the beginning of the season, I ranked the expected starting rotations of the National League Central teams by projected fWAR. The Cubs’ potential six-man rotation was expected to be … Continue Reading Cubs Starting Pitching Check-In
The Toronto Blue Jays are scuffling. They have lost three of four to the Tampa Bay Rays and are currently in third place in the American League East division. Their … Continue Reading Blue Jays SP Trade Targets
The Chicago Cubs will kick off the Memorial Day MLB slate with a day-night doubleheader at Wrigley Field to open their four-game series against Milwaukee. The pitching matchup for the … Continue Reading Cubs and Brewers Pitching Prospects to Duel in Today’s Doubleheader
With two teams actively tanking, the National League Central Division is one of the weaker divisions in Major League Baseball. This means teams in the mushy middle could overperform expectations … Continue Reading Ranking the NL Central Pitching Rotations
After a Cy Young runner-up campaign in 2019, Hyun Jin Ryu took his talents to Toronto to serve in the role of #1 starter for an emerging playoff hopeful. José … Continue Reading Who Is the Blue Jays’ #1 Starter?
The Chicago Cubs rotation will have a new look in 2022 (if there is a 2022 season) with the acquisitions of Wade Miley and Marcus Stroman. These acquisitions will bring … Continue Reading Cubs’ Current Rotation Depth Lacks Power Pitching
On Sunday, the Chicago Cubs exercised the 2022 team option on veteran starting pitcher Wade Miley, who was claimed off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds on Friday. The #Cubs today … Continue Reading Cubs Exercise Option of Veteran SP Wade Miley
On May 7, SP Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics threw the 300th no-hitter in major-league history, becoming the 35th pitcher in MLB history to throw at least two no-nos. … Continue Reading Are No-Hitters Really a Dying Feat?
Cubs SP Jon Lester has enjoyed a long and successful career before and after joining the Northsiders prior to the 2015 season. While he has not been a Cub long … Continue Reading Jon Lester, MLB’s Most Dependable Postseason Starter Among Active Pitchers
I had been planning for quite some time to write a post about current Cubs SP Jon Lester’s place in Cubs history. Lester is rightly beloved by Cubs fans for … Continue Reading Carlos Zambrano, All-Time Cubs Great
This post is to follow up on yesterday’s LCS preview, which did not include information about the Milwaukee Brewers’ starting pitching lineup for the NLCS, as it had not been … Continue Reading LCS Preview Supplement: Brewers NLCS Starters Announced