Tag Archives: Eloy Jimenez

The Rundown: Maddon Talks Top and Bottom of Lineup, Youth Movement Still Moving, Cubs Tix on Sale

With a team golf outing in the afternoon taking precedence, action was light at Sloan Park Thursday morning. Joe Maddon did provide a little grist for the debate mill, however, proclaiming Kyle Schwarber the “frontrunner” to bat at the front of the order. He also discussed batting a Jon Jay/Albert …

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Daily Cubs Clip Fix (2/21/17): Eloy Jimenez Power Display, Jake Arrieta in Focus, Happ, Contreras & More

If you’ve never seen him in person, Eloy Jimenez is one big dude. Watching him hit batting practice is the baseball version of watching Metallica shred with the San Francisco Symphony. Smooth, sweet strokes with powerful crescendos. I know the Cubs are loaded with big league talent and it’s hard …

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BP’s List of Top Cubs Prospects Pretty Routine for a Change (Video)

I used to think that Baseball Prospectus intentionally put a little shock value into their top prospect lists for the Cubs system. In 2015, they placed Addison Russell over Kris Bryant at the top. I understand that Russell has MVP-type qualities, but there’s no way they should’ve selected him over …

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