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Looking at projections for the 2024 Chicago Cubs

This team seems incomplete at the moment.

Cubs New Year’s Resolutions, No. 2: Run more

The Cubs stole a lot of bases in 2023, they may be able to steal even more in 2024

Justin Steele deserves Cy Young Award consideration

What the Cubs lefty has done this season is remarkable

The Cubs lineups are not as effective as they could be

A cautionary tale of handedness obsessions

Jeimer Candelario returns to Chicago

The third baseman was traded away in 2017

The curious case of Cody Bellinger’s rebound

Should the Cubs trade one of their best position players this season?

Christopher Morel cut his swing and miss dramatically in June — is it sustainable?

The Cubs utility man could be a star if he can keep this up

Cubs leadoff hitter Mike Tauchman: We’re Tauch-ing about on-base percentage here

A closer look at the unique offensive profile for the Cubs’ new leadoff hitter

This is the Cubs’ most important three-game series against the Pirates in years

The Cubs are 6½ games out of first place in a winnable division.

Seiya Suzuki has been hot in May — Is that sustainable?

Suzuki is making better swing decisions and getting better results

Firing David Ross is not the answer to the Cubs’ problems

The Cubs had a rough road trip, but it wasn’t all the manager’s fault.

A look at the NL Central a quarter of the way through the season

The Brewers are currently atop the division

Do the 2023 Cubs have more than a .500 win percentage in their future?

A look at the Cubs at the quarter season mark

An early look at the Cubs running game in 2023

The Cubs have demonstrated two different stolen base identities so far.

Here’s how various projection systems see the 2023 Chicago Cubs

Those systems don’t hate the team, but a lot needs to go right for them to be above .500

The Eric Hosmer signing by the numbers

The Cubs added a veteran first baseman/DH.

The Drew Smyly signing by the numbers

Smyly will return to the Cubs

The Dansby Swanson signing by the numbers

The Cubs landed the last of the big four shortstops.

The Brad Boxberger signing by the numbers

The Cubs signed a veteran reliever to a one-year contract, stop me if you’ve heard this before

The Jameson Taillon signing by the numbers

The Cubs added a solid pitcher who doesn’t strike out a lot of guys, stop me if you’ve heard this before

The Cody Bellinger signing by the numbers

This is a one-year deal with a lot of upside and little risk

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

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