Tag archive for ‘Anthony Rizzo’
By Jake Archer On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Early All-Star Lineups For The National League

The first results for MLB All-Star balloting were just announced today and after taking a look at them, they don’t look as awful as the past two years were. There are a few holes though so I wanted to correct More...

By Jake Archer On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

If You Could Build An MLB Lineup, What Would It Look Like?

I’ll be honest, I think about this all the time and I started mulling it over again today before deciding I wanted to actually write it down. I love thinking of imaginary lineups of different types of players More...

By Frank Pimentel On Monday, May 1st, 2017

Craig Kimbrel Flourishes In April

The Boston Red Sox finished the month of April with a 13-11 record and the biggest bright-side for the Boston club after the first month beyond Chris Sale has been Craig Kimbrel. The right-handed flame thrower More...

By Frank Pimentel On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

World Series Game 7 Will Be Glorious

The Chicago Cubs’ Addison Russell celebrates after his grand slam against the Cleveland Indians during the third inning of Game 6 of the World Series Tuesday in Cleveland. Well, here we go. Put all your cards More...

MLB Tweets of the Week
By Clayton Richer On Monday, January 25th, 2016

MLB Tweets of the Week

Baseball Hot Corner will be running a weekly feature every Monday showcasing the most epic baseball tweets from the previous week that was. If you stumble across a worthy tweet in your social media travels, be More...

Addison Russell
By Brandon Jopko On Sunday, July 19th, 2015

How Often Are Top 50 Prospects Traded?

Brandon Decker over at Beyond the Box Score wrote in March about trading top prospects for veteran starting pitchers and deduced that teams tend to over value their prospects when too often they don’t meet expectations. More...

Jon Lester
By David Culver On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Vol 6: NL Central Weekly Wrap-Up

The Chicago Cubs had the best week of all NL Central Teams after they went on a 6 game winning streak this week, to bring themselves to within 4 games of the St. Louis Cardinals. Chicago Cubs: Could the Chicago More...

By Matthew Roberts On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Addison Russell Called Up By The Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are quickly reflecting their their mascot (a cub is a baby bear, after all) after they announced the promotion of top prospect Addison Russell today, hours after confirming they were grooming More...

By Matthew Roberts On Monday, April 20th, 2015

Addison Russell Now Playing Second Base in Iowa

Hot on the heels of uber-prospect Kris Bryant being called up by the Chicago Cubs comes news that fellow prospect Addison Russell has made the switch from shortshop to second base at Triple-A Iowa. Maddon on More...

Kris Bryant
By Nick Rutkowski On Friday, April 17th, 2015

Chicago Cubs To Call Kris Bryant Up To The Big Leagues

That long agonizing wait for Kris Bryant‘s call up to the majors is finally over.  The Chicago Cubs intend to promote Bryant to the big league roster for tomorrow’s afternoon game against the San More...

By Michael Theed On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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The NL Central All-Star Team

Pic Credit: Dilip Vishwanat; Getty Images North America The Baseball Hot Corner is here again for another division-based all-star team. This time, we take a look at the all-star roster that would be formed from More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Top 10: First Basemen In Baseball

Baseball Hot Corner is about to wrap up the Top 10 feature. First base is one of the most star studded positions in baseball. There is a ton of talent at first base, mainly from an offensive standpoint. It is rare More...

Anthony Rizzo
By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Anthony Rizzo And The Chicago Cubs Getting World Serious

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo took the opportunity at a recent fan convention to fire the first shot of the offseason and put rival teams on notice. The Cubs are coming and not likely taking any prisoners More...

By Jen Rainwater On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Cubs Trade For Astros’ Dexter Fowler

It’s breaking news this Monday morning. The Chicago Cubs have acquired switch-hitting centerfielder Dexter Fowler in a trade with the Houston Astros in exchange for infielder Luis Valbuena and right-handed More...

Joe Maddon
By Nick Rutkowski On Friday, October 31st, 2014

Rumored: Joe Maddon To The Chicago Cubs

Yesterday Jon Heyman CBS tweeted the following tweet and woke everyone up in Chicago. joe maddon to become cubs manager. story up soon at @CBSSports — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) October 29, 2014   Since More...

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