Tag Archives: Albert Almora

Chicago Cubs Picked as the Worst Team in Baseball
January 29, 2014

by Kent Sterling According to a smart guy named Clay Davenport who runs computer simulations and analyzes statistical probabilities, the Chicago Cubs will be the only team in baseball to win less than 70 games in 2014. Don’t worry, the bevy of amazing and highly touted prospects the Chicago media crows about daily are only […]

Scott Boras Blasts Chicago Cubs – Only He Could Be Wrong in Blasting the Cubs
November 16, 2013

by Kent Sterling Here is what super-selfish super agent Scott Boras said to the media about the Chicago Cubs at the annual baseball general managers meeting that I found super annoying. “You’re (the Cubs) developing the infrastructure, but fans don’t come to see seats, grass, cement. They come to see players. They’ve done a great […]

Cleveland Browns Fans Are Trying to Show Chicago Cubs Fans How to Be Pissed Off
September 19, 2013

by Kent Sterling The Cleveland Browns took a page out of the Chicago Cubs managerial handbook yesterday as they traded Trent Richardson – a player capable of helping them win today – for the draft rights to an as yet unselected player that might help in 2014 at the earliest. Click here to follow Kent […]

As Chicago Cubs Continue Dealing Vets, They Fail in Developing Young Core
August 22, 2013

by Kent Sterling There is some bad mojo going on at Wrigley Field.  Fans and media claim that team president Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer are pressing all the right buttons in trading veterans for farm system bulk, and that the youngsters left behind are being tutored to play better at the major league level. […]

Alfonso Soriano Trade Complete; Jim Hendry Era Happily Ends, or Did It?
July 26, 2013

by Kent Sterling The players former Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry signed are all gone, but the bills will keep coming for another 14 months as Alfonso Soriano has been dealt to the New York Yankees. The Cubs will pick up $17.7 million of the $24.5 million he is owed, according to reports, and for […]

Cubs Should Give Dale Sveum an Extenision, Not a Pink Slip
July 17, 2013

by Kent Sterling Rick Telander wrote in the Chicago Sun-Times that Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum has no chance to continue in that position following the expiration of his contract after the 2014 season, and he’s probably right.  That’s a shame. Click here to follow Kent on Twitter Sveum hasn’t won, but if John McGraw, […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Jorge Soler Breaks Leg – May Be Out for Season
June 27, 2013

by Kent Sterling This isn’t about some arcane jinx.  Young men break before they get to the major league level all the time, and so when people start chirping about how the Cubs will be the best organization in five years, they are putting the cart before the horse. So when the news broke today […]