Drew Smyly


With only two weeks left until Opening Day, it’s time to provide an updated prediction for how the Cubs’ 26-man roster will look to start the year. There aren’t many changes from CHGO’s initial prediction last week, though the changes that were made do feel fairly significant. The biggest one features the young starting pitcher pictured above: Hayden Wesneski. Back…

Heading into the 2022 season, the Cubs brought Drew Smyly into the fold to be someone they hoped could capably cover innings for a somewhat patched together rotation. Any unexpected success he had in his age-33 season would just be a bonus. He went on to turn in a fine performance last season, and now for the next two years,…