Evan Altman

Evan Altman is the EIC and lead writer for Cubs Insider and has proclaimed himself Central Indiana's foremost Cubs authority. He is a husband, father, homebrewer, and award-winning blogger with entirely too much pop culture knowledge. Evan's greatest accomplishments include scoring 400 points in Magic Johnson's Fast Break, naming all 10 members of the Wu-Tang Clan in under 3.5 seconds, and winning the Meese Literary Award at Hanover College. You can follow him on Twitter @DEvanAltman.

The Rundown: Bryant Wants to Play in WBC, Cubs Announce Rotation, Help Rizzo Raise Money with Dingers

The lack of participation from some of America’s best players in the World Baseball Classic has been a frequent topic, but the rising popularity of the event could change things on a couple fronts. The most influential factor might be FOMO, aka fear of missing out, as the guys playing meaningless Spring Training …

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Jeimer Candelario, Six Others Trimmed from Roster

The Cubs announced Thursday afternoon that they’d assigned six players to minor league camp and granted one more his release, thereby reducing the roster from 43 to 36 players. Jim Henderson was released while right-handed pitchers Williams Perez and Dylan Floro, as well as left-handed pitcher David Rollins (all non-roster invitees), were reassigned. …

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