Ben and Sam discuss Carlos Gomez’ valuable season and the Cubs’ willingness to trade players they recently signed as free agents.
The Orioles acquire Scott Feldman from the Cubs, teams trade international bonus slots, and more.
The Cubs take another step toward contention by locking up their slugging first baseman for several more years.
Does public criticism of Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo help the Cubs?
The fourth installment of a five-part series on the pressing questions confronting each team in 2013.
Ben and Sam preview the Cubs’ season with Colin Wyers, and Pete talks to CSNChicago.com Cubs beat writer Patrick Mooney (at 19:43).
Baseball Operations Position to Report to Assistant GM
Ben and Sam discuss Edwin Jackson and the rest of the Cubs’ offseason signings and talk about how the specter of draft-pick compensation is affecting some free agents.
After being written off as a useful asset in 2011, Alfonso Soriano unexpectedly assumed an important role for the Cubs in 2012. How did it happen?
Albert Almora earned the top spot on the Cubs’ Top 10, but not before the prospect team discussed some other options.
The Angels didn’t trade Dan Haren to the Cubs for Carlos Marmol on Friday night. But if they had, this would have been our reaction.
Ben and Sam talk about why they haven’t talked about the Reds more often, then discuss whether Anthony Rizzo has proved his critics wrong.
According to a transcript unearthed by Adam, Theo Epstein almost derailed the Dodgers-Red Sox mega-trade with a call to his old friend Ben.
Ben and Sam discuss Kenny Williams’ contention that the poorly rated White Sox farm system is just misunderstood, then consider whether the Cubs should be concerned about Starlin Castro’s makeup.
Anthony Rizzo may be making headlines, but the Cubs’ much-maligned shortstop might their best hope for future success.
If Anthony Rizzo fails to fulfill expectations, an excess of media attention will be partly to blame.