The Rundown: Value of Elite Defense, Scouting Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo’s At Bat Ad

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Sorry for the delay between posts, but I have been getting acclimated to my new job. It’s kind of a cool job, in case you were wondering. I get to dress for work similarly to many of the pictures you see of Jed and Theo online and I am helping to write my company’s version of “The Cubs Way.”

It doesn’t get much better than that for me. As I learn to manage my schedule a little bit more I will be getting back into regular Cubs Insider posts.

How Valuable Is Elite Defense?

I saw a video of Jason Heyward’s amazing catch this past weekend and it occurred to me I never really addressed the Hayward signing. Evan usually takes care of breaking news so I am generally of the mind that overkill and redundancy is a bad thing when you are reading up on baseball. And let’s face it, there was no shortage of Heyward stories.

But I want to get back to the Heyward signing because I was originally against the move. I’ve said many times I am an analytics guy, but I tend to look more at offensive categories for …Read the Rest

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