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SB Nation Reacts: Fans say the Cubs need more pitching

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... especially the way Craig Kimbrel has thrown so far this spring.

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Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged-in Chicago Cubs fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts.


According to the most recent SB Nation Reacts survey, a majority of Cubs fans think the team needs to add someone to the roster before the season starts.

When asked what specifically could be improved, 67 percent of fans said they need to add pitching, while 27 percent said the Cubs could add hitting. (The full numbers for this chart are: 67 percent pitching, 27 percent pitching, 4 percent defense, 1 percent nothing. Numbers don’t add up to 100 due to rounding.)

Personally, while the Cubs still could use some relief help, they might already have enough arms in camp to be able to cover the likely eight bullpen spots. Craig Kimbrel’s performance so far this spring has to be concerning. Brandon Workman is probably the closer if Kimbrel again flops.

Around the league, two-thirds of fans believe their team needs to add a player with just over half of MLB fans wanting their team to add a pitcher.

To vote in the Reacts surveys and have your voice heard each week, sign up here.