Yan Gomes


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…

In 2021, Willson Contreras caught 935 ⅔ innings behind the plate. Thus far in his career, he has only logged more time behind the plate once, in 2018. The reason Contreras had to take on so much of the workload last season? The absence of a reliable backup catcher. Victor Caratini had served behind Contreras from 2017 to 2020, but…...

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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…