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  1. Arrieta Mailbag: Rizzo is fun to watch

    Jesse Rogers

    Before his scheduled start against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night, Chicago Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta answered your questions for this week's edition of Player Mailbag: What is the main difference in approaches your pitching coaches...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  2. Mailbag: Castro would make room for Baez

    Jesse Rogers

    This week's mailbag features Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro as he answers your questions: Have you made any changes to your plate discipline this year after last year's struggles? -- Brad (Tinley Park, Ill.) Castro: We're working on my me...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  3. Javier Baez mailbag: Prefers 2B after SS

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Javier Baez, the Chicago Cubs' top prospect, is expected to start the season at Triple-A Iowa, but that doesn't mean he'll finish the season there. If he performs well he should be at Wrigley Field before the season is out. He answ...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  4. Cubs Mailbag: Pitcher Kyle Hendricks

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitching prospect Kyle Hendricks was the team's minor league pitcher of the year last season after going a combined 13-4 with a 2.00 ERA at Double and Triple-A. Despite that success he's still not listed among the top ...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  5. Cubs mailbag: Welington Castillo

    Jesse Rogers

    It's time to open up the mailbag as Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo answers your questions. Who is filling the mentor role with Alfonso Soriano and David DeJesus gone? -- Fernando (Zion) That's a tough question. I guess Jeff Samardzija. H...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  6. Cubs mailbag: Kevin Gregg

    Jesse Rogers

    This week Chicago Cubs closer Kevin Gregg answers the mail. Gregg, who was picked up off waivers for his second stint with the Cubs, is 6 for 6 in save opportunities going into Friday's game. He answers your questions: What would you say is the bi...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  7. Cubs mailbag: James Russell

    Jesse Rogers

    This week's mailman is Chicago Cubs reliever James Russell. He delivers the answers to your questions: Q: Hey James, I was wondering what role within the Cubs bullpen you prefer? You have been a great set-up man for the last few years, but I belie...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  8. Cubs mailbag: Anthony Rizzo

    Jesse Rogers

    Time to open the mailbag for Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo as he answers your questions: Who was your favorite baseball player growing up? -- Mike (Columbus, Ohio) AR: Gary Sheffield. I'm from South Florida, he was on the Marlins. I al...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  9. Mailbag: Ask Anthony Rizzo


    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is going to take some questions from ESPN Chicago readers. Click here to submit a question and then check back later this week for his answers....

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  10. Scott Feldman mailbag: Ready to hit

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Feldman answers your questions in this week's mailbag: Why did you choose to sign with Chicago and did you talk to (former Cub) Geovany Soto before signing? -- Jack (Chicago) Feldman: Actually, I talked w...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  11. With many teams in need, shortstops have a lot of leverage this w...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that it's a good winter to be a shortstop, as Clint Barmes proves, because there are so many teams in need yet so few adequate options available. Plus hot stove notes, and a question from the mailbag.

    Blog | Conversation | November 20, 2011
  12. Timetable for Josh Johnson, Johan Santana return still up in the ...

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell looks at injury issues concerning Josh Johnson and Johan Santana.

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  13. Stephen Strasburg still a long way from returning; Rich Harden co...

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell opens up the mailbag for updates on Stephen Strasburg, Hanley Ramirez and Rich Harden.

    Blog | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  14. MLB: if Adrian Beltre is in Texas, Michael Young is back on the m...

    Buster Olney

    If and when Adrian Beltre gets to Texas, there isn't a question about where the league's best-fielding third baseman will play. Not so for Michael Young, who again has a bunch of internal options or could push for an external one.

    Blog | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  15. Fantasy baseball advice on Wandy Rodriguez, Adam Jones, Joe Natha...

    Matthew Berry

    Matthew Berry answers his mail, ranging from topics such as the disappointing Wandy Rodriguez and Grady Sizemore, Joe Nathan's trade value and valuable career advice for those who want to be the next TMR.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2010
  16. June 8 makes sense for Stephen Strasburg debut

    Buster Olney

    Speculation is running rampant as to when star prospect Stephen Strasburg will make his major league debut. But a June 8 home matchup against the Pirates seems to be as good a time as any. Plus, why the Red Sox could already be looking to next season.

    Blog | Conversation | May 09, 2010