MESA, Ariz. — Were you surprised to see Codi Heuer throwing a bullpen the day Cubs pitchers and catchers reported to spring training? https://twitter.com/amartinez_11/status/1625930816944758785?s=20 Perhaps it seemed quick considering Heuer still isn’t even a year removed undergoing Tommy John surgery in early-March 2022. According to the Chicago Sun-Times’ Maddie Lee, the surgery involved full ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction plus putting…
MESA, Ariz. — With pitchers and catchers reporting to Cubs spring training Wednesday, team president Jed Hoyer and general manager Carter Hawkins addressed the media to officially kick things off. Though the rest of the position players aren’t required to report until Monday, Hoyer estimated that all but 8-10 players had already made their way down to camp. What’s more,…
First off, folks, apologies for last week.
There were no Monday morning thoughts from yours truly, and I know there was likely an uproar out in Wrigleyville because of that. But no worries, I'm back this week, and to make it up to you, I'll be packing in all the thoughts I have left from a crazy, news-filled week.
The biggest news? Fergie Jenkins was finally immortalized with a statue outside of Wrigley Field. An incredible honor, no doubt, and a day that brightened up what was otherwise a disappointing weekend for the Cubs.
We definitely have some things to talk about from this last week on the North Side, so without further ado, let's get into it. Here are your Monday morning Cubs thoughts for May 23.
As the lockout continues, Corey and Brendan take some time to discuss MLBPA camp, Kyle Hendricks’ 2022 outlook, Codi Heuer’s injury and bullpen implications, and give some love to Kohl Franklin and some Cubs prospects.