Category Archives: Editorial

CHICAGOstyleSPORTS or other Chicago fan’s opinion pieces on current Chicago sports news, rumors, and happenings.

Machado trade is a Good Idea, If It Nets Bryce

The Manny Machado talk is making their rounds, a lot. The most recent news had the Cubs sending Addison Russell, Albert Almora, and Mike Montgomery to the Orioles in exchange for Machado. Whoever suggested this deal was certainly high, but there is a deal that makes sense between the two teams. Before we get into…

Don’t Expect Schwarber to be Traded – Or Anyone Really

The hot stove seems to of finally started. Since Friday, the Chicago Cubs have signed Tyler Chatwood and Brandon Morrow. The deals seem pale in comparison to the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels, but they were important moves making the team better. The team's emphasis was on adding pitching this winter, and they are…

Expect the Cubs to Move Fast on Another Signing

Literally within 24-hours... everything has changed. The landscape of baseball changed. If Shohei Ohtani is the player we expect, the LA Angels have become a threat in the AL West. I saw it best when Jon Heyman this... jeter helped the yankees win 5 world series. and counting ... — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) December 9,…

What Does the Tyler Chatwood Signing Mean for Ohtani/Cobb?

I was in the middle of writing an excellent (debatable) article on how we should expect the Chicago Cubs to make a move before the Winter Meetings. Then... BOOM. The Cubs signed pitcher Tyler Chatwood to a three-year contract. Shoot! There goes several hours of research and writing down the drain! I will be writing…