Another possible reason for the sides to dig in their heels? Also, if the money isn’t going to free agents, should we see more extensions?
There’s certainly logic to it.
I actually really like the confidence. But is it even plausible that Heyward could be the team MVP?
A healthy Addison Russell who puts up plus offensive numbers would be a dramatic and immediate boon to the Cubs in 2018.
After picking up a reliever in the Grichuk trade, will the Cardinals set their sights elsewhere? The Brewers are still looking to pick up a starter.
Grichuk departs the NL Central.
Some familiar and unfamiliar faces coming to Wrigley Field this summer.
The Cardinals’ manager sees a lot of negativity out there.
Baseball is Fun: Show ’em how it’s done, Bartolo.
This offseason, and its trailing cloud, is only the beginning of what could be an ugly process for the sport.
A speedy glove man who can provide depth, and perhaps a particular kind of impact late in the year.
The full rundown on what the league wants, what the players said no to, and why this all matters.
Baseball is Fun: Don’t shoot the messenger! Also, just have fun.
Six games will be televised for now, with the rest available via audio.
MOAR PROSPECTS. And more development. Also, Bryant’s focus, Sammy’s return, and much more.
Is $20M/year too low for Martinez? Seems so. Meanwhile, the Dodgers really are pushing up against their limit.
That could mean the pitch clock is coming, and the players may be vocally PO’d about it.
The full slate of coaches and coordinators for the Cubs this year.
One way or another, Caratini figures to help the big league club, and currently slots in as the primary backup catcher.
I can think of a lot of reasons why the Phillies make a lot of sense for Arrieta.
“It’s refreshing to come to an environment where the team is willing to continually put resources into the club.” Shots fired?
It’s not easy to balance winning now and the future.
“I see no wrong in taking the best players as personal goals …. What player doesn’t want to be the best at their position?”
Baseball is Fun: This guy must have a horseshoe shoved up somewhere.
The Cubs will keep looking for more pitching, even as Epstein says, “We feel like we certainly could break camp with what we have now.”
If the Cubs’ version of Jose Quintana had a full season of starts, he would have been a top 20 pitcher in the game.