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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.…

Did Joe Maddon Leak Who the Game One Starter Will Be?

While the official announcement will come at any time today, Joe Maddon might have already leaked who the Game One starter is. https://twitter.com/670thescore/status/915263242976587777 So the Game One starter will be the game five starter, and the game two starter will be in the pen in an all hands on deck like moment. Since Joe and…

Cubs Game One Starter

The regular season is coming to a close and it's about time for the pretenders to book their tee times. While nearly 70% of the league is planning tropical vacations, the Chicago Cubs are firming up their playoff roster. A huge piece of that will be their starting rotation and what order they'll set things…

Proof Kyle Hendricks is Back

Kyle Hendricks has struggled early. In his first three starts of 2016, Kyle has given up 11 earned runs in only 16 innings pitched. Part of that problem is men getting on base. Kyle's WHIP is .400 points higher in 2017 (before his start against Pittsburgh). Since WHIP is walks plus hits by innings pitched,…

Huge Surprise in Cubs Rotation

Joe Maddon released his 2017 Chicago Cubs Rotation, and there are a couple huge surprises. https://twitter.com/Cubs_Live/status/844980130728624132 So first, Jon Lester had earned the top spot with his 2016 performance. There will be some will argue Jake Arrieta lost it as much as Jon earned it, that's simply not the case. It is the third through…