Tag Archives: Bryce Harper

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…

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…

Bryce Harper Wants to Hit Back-to-Back With Bryant

Earlier this season, Peter Gammons reported Bryce Harper wanted to play for the Chicago Cubs. It seems Bryce confirmed that rumor with a recent Instagram pic. https://www.instagram.com/p/BV3jrqLhUsI/ Check out that hashtag bro! #BacktoBackOneDay! While some suggest this might refer to Bryant going to Washington, it's more likely Bryce would join the Cubs as he will…

Anthony Rizzo Is Getting a Serious Push for MVP

Chicago Cubs fans know what they have in Anthony Rizzo, and hopefully now that the team is 17-4 in August, he will get recognized nationally for MVP consideration. Cubs play-by-play man, Len Kasper has been very vocal about Anthony's meaning to the team and MVP chances going back before the season. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5sU3MO90kc The hype, and even local…

These Cubs Could Be Looking at Postseason Awards

We are at the midway point of August and the contenders are separating themselves from the pretenders in Major League Baseball. As teams like the Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Washington Nationals start to drop out of the picture, the Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles, Pittsburg Pirates, and Chicago Cubs have begun solidifying their holds…