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.

Incredible Cubs Rotation Ranked Against the League

With Yu Darvish now joining the likes of Jon Lester, Kyle Hendricks, Jose Quintana, and Tyler Chatwood most fans are excited about the Chicago Cubs rotation. That starts to beg the question, how does the Cubs rotation stack up against the rest of baseball? Cubs rotation The first thing that should be answered is how…

Primed for a Long Term Deal

The clearest route to becoming a successful franchise is through drafting good young talent. While there is a risk to this approach, five of the past six champions had a roster built predominantly of homegrown talent. The way baseball’s economics work, teams only have a six-year window before their talent begins to leave town. Once…

Cubs to Land Yu Darvish – 6 Years $150M

Wow! The wait is over and the Chicago Cubs 2018 rotation is complete. The Chicago Cubs and Yu Darvish are finalizing a six-year-deal in the $150 million range. BREAKING: Yu Darvish to #Cubs, six year-deal in $150M range, sources tell The Athletic. Pending physical. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) February 10, 2018 Correction... Again: Darvish to…

The Cubs are Hurting Jake Arrieta

This year's free agency will be a reckoning for baseball. Players and agents have spoken out about how things are moving along, and I really think if things don't change there will be a walkout or strike in the coming years. You might be in the camp that thinks the players are asking for far…