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Cub Tracks Wants A Vote Of Confidence

Theo spoke, so all the writers started twisting and projecting. What's it all mean for the manager? What players will be gone? Is the team already bracing for another 90+ loss season next year?

Things are looking down.
Things are looking down.
Joe Sargent

Theo, Theo, more Theo.

From Comcast SportsNet

From Cubs Den



  • Starlin Castro has been a mixed bag on defense.
  • Here's a prospect season in review. Spoiler alert: it's good news.
  • You (or someone) asked, so Donnie Murphy was good enough to answer some mailbag questions.
  • (Audio) Jake Arrieta joined the podcast to talk about transitioning to the National League (and other topics).
  • In case you missed it, Josh Vitters is moving to the outfield.
  • Javier Baez will start next season in Triple-A. Probably.
  • Theo Epstein knows that getting on base is still a big problem for this team.
  • Jesse Rogers says Theo Epstein is "saying no" to free agency. This link shows how easy it can be for a writer to, intentionally or otherwise, misrepresent what someone says.
From the Chicago Tribune
  • Mariano Duncan acknowledges TANG, but he thinks Javier Baez will be something special.
  • (Video) Dale Sveum talks about his future with the team.
  • (Video) Jeff Samardzija talks about his spat with coach David Bell.

From the Chicago Sun-Times

From the Daily Herald

  • The Cubs think they should have three gold glove winners. Of course, every team thinks they have four or five all-stars in mid-July, too.

Today's food for thought