Stark: The Useless Info Dept., Extra Extra Edition

Can you believe it? It was another one of those weeks. A guy hit an extra-inning homer – but it was only the eighth inning? A pitcher debuted before his debut? A third baseman caught a pop-up in the right-field corner? Yes. That all happened. Here at the Useless Information Department, we could not possibly be more grateful that […]

Is Kyle Schwarber staying or going? 3 questions about the Cubs left fielder heading into 2020.

Schwarber finished as the team leader in home runs this season, raised his batting average, lowered his strikeout rate and raised his contact rate for the second consecutive season. All of that bodes well for his growth at age 26. But there’s plenty of room for further development, and Cubs President Theo Epstein repeatedly stressed […]

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