Sir Charles, that throw was "turrible."
From Comcast SportsNet
- Many have doubted whether Kyle Schwarber can stay behind the plate. He's out to prove the doubters wrong.
- After (another) near no-hitter, Jake Arrieta feels comfortable being the Cubs' ace.
- A Cubs' fan lost his wedding ring after catching Jorge Soler's home run ball.
- Anthony Rizzo has been named the Cubs' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award.
From Cubs Den
- The team is getting some potential value out of "fringe" prospects.
- Many have lobbied for a run at Russell Martin to take over behind the plate. That's one of the alternatives for that position.
- EconoBall looks at WAR and more.
- Matt Szczur just missed saving a no-hitter. But nobody has overlooked his hustle.
- Here's a little more on Kyle Schwarber's visit to Wrigley Field.
- Kyle Schwarber is committed to catching.
- VIDEO: Charles Barkley "threw" out a first pitch at Wrigley. It didn't go well.
- Jed Hoyer says the Cubs' offseason plans include adding veteran leadership.
- Hoyer also says it's too early to speculate about Kris Bryant and 2015. C'mon, Jed. It's never too early to speculate.
- Here's a Kyle Schwarber photo gallery.
- VIDEO: And here's Kyle taking BP. My unprofessional opinion: I think he's going to have to quiet down some of that movement. There seems to be some extraneous moving parts. But the base looks good and it's sure working so far. Nothing a little mechanical ironing can't adjust.
- VIDEO: Theo Epstein talked about Schwarber and the minor league affiliate shuffle that is ongoing.
From the Chicago Sun-Times
- Kris Bryant's eventual promotion will still have to wait.
From the Daily Herald
- So that I make sure Bruce Miles is included, he's reporting that there's still no news when it comes to the Cubs' affiliate agreement with Kane County.
- Bleacher regulars know him as "Father Wayne." This fan keeps the faith in the Lord and the Cubs.
Today's food for thought
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