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  1. Castro's absence an omen for future?

    AJ Mass

    According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago, the Chicago Cubs are likely to be without Starlin Castro for the remainder of the season, as his high left ankle sprain is expected to require four weeks of recovery time before the shortstop can resume game...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  2. Cubs ready to promote Soler?

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs are ready to bring up another one of their "core four" prospects to the major league roster, as Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago confirms the pending arrival of Jorge Soler. According to ESPN.com news services, "Soler was pulled fro...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  3. Bryant's injury shouldn't alter timeline

    AJ Mass

    According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago, "Top Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant left Saturday's Triple-A game against Salt Lake with an injury to his left big toe. The X-ray on Bryant's toe proved inconclusive, according to the Cubs. He is slated t...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  4. Bryant gets a promotion

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs gave 2013 first round draft pick Kris Bryant a promotion on Wednesday, however it wasn't exactly what some fans of the team may have had in mind. As Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago reports, the third baseman who "led the Southern Lea...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  5. White Sox outfield could change

    AJ Mass

    Doug Padilla of ESPN Chicago writes that "multiple reports have said teams are coming to the White Sox with interest" in outfielder Alejandro De Aza. "Expected to be the fourth outfielder this season, De Aza is actually the highest-paid outfielder on...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  6. Wednesday Roundup: Beware the Cubs

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs made some of their fan base quite upset earlier this week when then unveiled their new mascot, Clark the Cub. As Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago wrote, "the reaction was swift as the mascot was depicted in unflattering terms on several ...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  7. Elias Says ...

    Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.

    A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2006
  8. New metric reveals baseball's best power hitters - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that some hitters just know how to crush the ball: Ruth. Maris. Bonds. Wily Mo Pena. But who has the most pure power of all? A new metric reveals the answer.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  9. Cubs roster in flux

    AJ Mass

    When the second-half of the season begins, it's not quite clear who will be in the starting rotation for the Chicago Cubs in their new "post-Samardzija and Hammel deal" reality. ESPN.com's Jesse Rogers reports that "Edwin Jackson, Travis Wood and Jak...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  10. Milwaukee Brewers Carlos Gomez, Arizona Diamondbacks Gerardo Parr...

    Doug Mittler

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Doug Mittler writes that as new defensive metrics gain relevance in MLB, bargain players like Carlos Gomez and Gerardo Parra won't be underpaid for long.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  11. MLB division previews based on formula for clubhouse chemistry --...

    Jeff Phillips

    For ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, experts built a fancy algorithm that measures clubhouse chemistry. The result? The Rays should ready themselves for lots of Champagne showers come October.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  12. Position battle: White Sox third base

    AJ Mass

    As ESPN Insider Keith Law notes, the Chicago White Sox have had a "chronic hole at third base" in recent seasons, but this offseason they made a big trade in an attempt to fill that hole for many years to come. The question, though, is whether or not...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  13. Friday Roundup: Yankees rotation needs

    AJ Mass

    Most experts believe that the New York Yankees will be very aggresive in their pursuit of Masahiro Tanaka, who met with the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, as his tour of teams interested in his services began in earnest. As ESPN New York's Andrew ...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  14. Bits: Andrew Cashner's 2014 value

    Eric Karabell

    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has 22 home runs and 75 RBIs this season, and is owned in more than 92 percent of ESPN standard leagues. Rizzo is seen as one of the building blocks of the young Cubs, a middle-of-the-order presence for years ...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  15. Cardinals Shelby Miller, Marlins Jose Fernandez are pitchers set ...

    Dan Szymborski

    In ESPN The Magazine, Dan Szymborski looks at Shelby Miller, Patrick Corbin, Jose Fernandez, Matt Harvey and Matt Moore -- five under-25 pitchers who are set to have historical seasons.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2013
  16. Doubts growing about Cubs prospects

    Jim Bowden

    MESA, Ariz. -- It's telling that the Chicago Cubs leapt 10 places in ESPN.com's Future Power Rankings, jumping from 16th to sixth in only one season. Both the major-league club and farm system saw significant additions, but that won't stop another la...

    Blog | March 12, 2013