The Cubs’ catcher was in his second year of arbitration.
Archive for January, 2012
Ricketts loves his new front office, has high hopes for Wrigley Field, is willing to eat some salary, and is happy to have the Carlos Zambrano situation behind him.
Most projections have Volstad earning between $2.5 million and $3 million in 2012, but is that a bit high?
The Cuban outfielder says the Cubs have shown more interest in him than any other team.
The draft poses problems and opportunities. Alfonso Soriano is staying positive, Brett Jackson could be a star, the Cubs could need approvals, and you could work for the Cubs.
The latest on a handful of players after a surprisingly rumor-filled weekend.
Player facilities obviously remain a “challenge” at Wrigley. A couple pitching prospects get a new home, optimism abounds (assuming health), and the Cubs are saving money.
The electronic board will not feature video replays, and is definitely something short of a jumbotron.
Darwin Barney leading off? Theo Epstein a star? Tom Ricketts loves Kerry Wood? Cubs players filing for arbitration? Anthony Rizzo a good kid?
Live coverage of the Convention is proving difficult. Starlin Castro issues a statement, Matt Garza isn’t bothered by trade rumors, and Prince Fielder keeps coming up.
As expected, and then not expected, and then expected again.
The latest from around MLB, with bits on how moves impact Matt Garza, how Yoenis Cespedes is trying to improve his offers, and how close the Cubs are to signing Kerry Wood.