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A closer look at the 2022 Cubs pitching production

...and how it compares to the rest of the league

A closer look at the 2022 Cubs offensive production by position

... and how it compares to the rest of the league

TOOTBLAN: A 2022 Cubs story

Let’s take a closer look at the Cubs’ baserunning woes this season

The Scott Effross/Hayden Wesneski trade by the numbers

This deal was a surprise.

Nico Hoerner’s breakout season by the numbers

A closer look at how the young Cubs shortstop has thrived on the North Side this season.

The Cubs’ defense has been abysmal in 2022

It’s certainly contributing to their struggles

A look at the Cubs a quarter of the way into the season

It hasn’t been a great start to the 2022 season

The Cubs should extend Willson Contreras

It would be malpractice to trade away one of the best hitting catchers in MLB

Seiya Suzuki’s offense by the numbers

Let’s take a closer look at Seiya’s Statcast numbers.

The Cubs’ outfield options by the numbers

It isn’t a star-studded outfield, but there are a lot of good choices.

The Seiya Suzuki signing by the numbers

The Cubs signed a five-tool player for five years

The Marcus Stroman signing by the numbers

The starting pitcher signed a three-year deal with the Cubs

The Yan Gomes signing by the numbers

A statistical look at the Cubs new (backup?) catcher

A Cubs fan’s guide to the 2021 American League Division Series

The White Sox head to Houston and the Red Sox head to Tampa to begin their best-of-five series

A Cubs fan’s guide to the 2021 AL Wild Card Game

Stats and matchups and superstitions, oh my!

Adbert Alzolay has the worst lefty power problem in baseball

Is there already a solution in the works?

Alec Mills, your spot in the Cubs rotation is ready

Mills has more than earned another shot

June 2021 wasn’t a great month of Cubs baseball

The good news: It’s July now.

Will the real Ian Happ please stand up?

What version of the Cubs outfielder will the Cubs get when he returns from the injured list?

Jake Marisnick and Matt Duffy need to be in the Cubs lineup every day

The contact bats they bring to the Cubs change the offense in key ways

Assessing the Cubs offense one week into the season

A dive into the Cubs batting numbers. Hint: It’s not pretty.

A sticky situation: MLB will monitor spin rates via Statcast in 2021

They want to try to detect illegal substances, but it might be difficult to establish a baseline at this point

The Jake Arrieta signing by the numbers

The former Cubs ace is heading back to the North Side of Chicago

The Jake Marisnick signing by the numbers

A closer look at the Cubs new outfielder

An in-depth look at how Joc Pederson might hit against lefthanded pitching

A deep dive into Joc’s platoon numbers.

Nolan Arenado and the Coors Effect

How will he hit now that his home park isn’t in Denver?

The Joc Pederson signing by the numbers

He’s basically Kyle Schwarber with slightly better defense.

Give thanks for these Cubs

Yes, even in 2020

Yu Darvish finished second in Cy Young Award voting, but one writer left him off the ballot entirely

The justifications for that ballot are incoherent - let’s talk about why

Anthony Rizzo and Javier Báez earn Gold Gloves for the 2020 MLB season

The Cubs had a big night as Gold Gloves were announced on ESPN.

Three things that could make or break the Cubs 2020 season with 15 games to play

The Cubs playoff hopes hinge on pitching, situational hitting, and a resurgence of the offensive core.

The Cubs offensive core is struggling, can they get back on track?

A look at the offense before the Crosstown Classic