The latest from around MLB following a couple high profile injuries.
Archive for January, 2012
It’s not yet clear when and how the Commissioner will make his decision, but it may now be out of the Cubs’ and Red Sox’s hands.
Wood keeps spurning the White Sox. Theo Epstein doesn’t take players to arbitration, Yoenis Cespedes is a good fit, and the Cardinals get to party with the Chief.
Garza is the only remaining unsigned arbitration-eligible player on the Cubs.
The Cubs’ catcher was in his second year of arbitration.
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.