Author Archives: Jamie Baker

About Jamie Baker

Hi, I'm Jamie and I run this site. I've published work on multiple other sites and through that experience I decided to create CHICAGO style SPORTS. We truly aim to speak for the Chicago fan. Additionally, as a member of the IBWAA (Internet Baseball Writers Association of America) you can be assured that all content you read will be written with incredible integrity.

SOURCE: The Brewers are Close to a Deal

The cold stove might be turned on soon. According to insider Jerry Crasnick, it appears that the Milwaukee Brewers are close to a deal. https://twitter.com/jcrasnick/status/955205368669491200 https://twitter.com/jcrasnick/status/955207484473561090 There aren’t many details, but it appears that the team is looking to add a veteran outfielder. Some have kicked around the idea of a Jacoby Ellsbury or perhaps…

Cubs and Kyle Hendricks Agree to Deal

The Chicago Cubs and pitcher Kyle Hendricks have agreed to a deal, avoiding arbitration. https://twitter.com/carriemuskat/status/951861332357406720 Kyle has a 38 and 22 record and a 2.94 ERA with the Cubs. This was his first year facing arbitration. The Cubs still have Addison Russel, Tommy La Stell, Justin Grimm, and Kris Bryant that are eligible for arbitration.…

The Arbitration Case for Kris Bryant

On Friday, salary arbitration figures will be exchanged between players and teams. This is basically the agent of a player formally submitting a number to the team, and the team submitting a number to the agent. In most cases, these exchanges come and go and there is a near immediate agreement. There are some cases…