Rowan Wick


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…

Losing four high-leverage bullpen arms at this point in the season hurts, because the Cubs have just two months to figure out how to deploy the newer faces and give themselves the best chance to win now.

But with that comes plenty of chances and likely some longer leashes for young pitchers to prove their worth in the big leagues. As difficult as losing in the short-term will be, the long-term effects of getting those players experience will only benefit the organization as a whole moving forward.

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Hey, Chicago, what do ya say? We’ve gotta figure out who the Cubs will bring with them to Opening Day. Well folks, it’s a cold April 1 and people are getting pranked all over for April Fools’ Day, but here at the CHGO office, we’re preparing for a completely different holiday coming in just six days. The long wait is…