Chicago Cubs player profiles
Thirtieth in a series. Brad Boxberger hasn’t panned out but he’s been injured. He’ll be back fairly soon, and then we’ll find out how much of his ineffectiveness was due to a forearm strain. Regardless, he’s an older player and won’t be around much longer.
The seventh in a series of capsule biographies. Patrick Wisdom had led the Cubs in home runs the last two seasons, and might do so again this season, as he is in the lead now. He strikes out roughly five times as many times as he hits a home run, and he hits a lot of home runs.
The sixth in a series of capsule biographies. Eric Hosmer is a placeholder position player who is likely only in Chicago for part of the year, but he doesn’t really hurt you out there.
The third in a series of capsule biographies. Ian Happ has a glorious past and his future destination is cloudy, but he can clearly do whatever he puts his mind to.
The second in a series of capsule biographies. Dansby Swanson is the Cubs 177 million dollar man, and the expectations are sky-high.
The first in a series of capsule biographies. Nico Hoerner leads off. He doesn’t think winning happens by accident and is busy preparing for victory.