Cubs Acquire Clarkin

Today, the Chicago Cubs announced that they have claimed southpaw Ian Clarkin off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. The former first-round pick is still waiting to get a chance to make his MLB debut. The 24-year old lefty was the 33rd overall pick by the New York Yankees in the 2013 draft. Clarkin was…

Satter’s MLB Mock Draft: First Edition

¬†Unfortunately, with time being short I will not be giving an analysis on each pick, but if you want one from me then just comment on the article and I will reply to you. 1. Detroit Tigers – Casey Mize – RHP – Auburn 2. San Francisco Giants – Brady Singer – RHP – Florida…

Prospect Watch: Gleyber Torres

 Today’s special prospect watch is on Gleyber Torres, who was the big piece in return for Aroldis Chapman. Torres is the Yankees second best rated prospect and the future at the shortstop position pushing Jorge Mateo to being the future second baseman.  Now, Torres has had a rough time so far with the Tampa Yankees,…

What Did The Yankees Get For Chapman?

   Today, the Yankees decided to trade away one of the three headed monsters in their bullpen. Aroldis Chapman will be heading to the Northside of Chicago. Now, the Yankees did good here by picking up a major league pitcher in Adam Warren, prospects in Gleyber Torres and Billy McKinney, plus outfielder Rashad Crawford.  Now,…

Cubs Land Chapman From Yankees

 Today, the Cubs acquired the flamethrowing southpaw in Aroldis Chapman, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Chapman is going to be a rental for the Cubs, as they try and go for the championship, but do not be surprised if the Cubs try to extend Chapman for the right price.  Now, according to Jon…

MLB Mock Draft: First and Last Edition

This is my first and only MLB mock draft I will do this season. Honestly, there is not a clear cut number one pick, but there are five or six players that could go first overall, but we will see on June 6, 2016. Most of these kids are committed to going to a college…

Players To Lookout For: NL Central Edition

Today, I will talk about a division that is considered to be the best division in the National League. The teams included in this mysterious division are the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates, St.Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, and the Milwaukee Brewers. I say mysterious due to the fact that usually every team in the central has…

Cubs and A’s Make Last Second Trade

  Today, the Chicago Cubs and Oakland A’s reached a deal that would send outfielder Chris Coghlan to Oakland and right hander Aaron Brooks to the Cubs. The deal was announced via press release by the Cubs. Next, Coghlan was the 2009 NL Rookie of the Year award and has been a steady platoon guy…

Cubs Sign Ben Zobrist

  Finally, the sweepstakes for Ben Zobrist have ended! There were four teams interested in Zobrist (Nationals, Mets, Giants, and Cubs). Zobrist most likely picked the Cubs due to their 2015 success, reuniting with former manager Joe Maddon, and it is close to his house. In addition, Zobrist is receiving a 4 year deal worth…

Down On The Cubs Farm: Willson Contreras

The Cubs future looks bright with Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber, and many other young potential superstars, but they have their future catcher developing in the minors and should be up in 2-3 years if he continues to progress. Montero will be gone after the 2017 season. That is when his contract is up…