The organization needs a “Director of Research and Development.” I love you, but you probably aren’t qualified.
Archive for January, 2013
The sabermetric star now consults exclusively for the Chicago Cubs.
They’re still going to be raking in a ridiculous amount of money, though. Jealous? Yes. Also: a potential PED bombshell.
It’s a sign of progress, if nothing else.
That’s up from number 20 last year. Of course, it’s still far behind the Cardinals, who come in at number one.
A couple reports connect the Cubs’ outfielder to a couple AL clubs, but is there any meat here?
How much would rooftop signs really be worth, and what does the Cubs’ existing agreement with the rooftops allow them to do?
Things have changed dramatically for them since 2011, with an increase in stats, video, etc. being made available to them.
The Cubs’ GM suggests the Cubs are still having conversations with free agents, but doesn’t seem to expect anything else major to happen.
Everyone seems to be on the same page about what’s next for Matt Garza.
How do you describe the Cubs’ athletically-gifted infield prospect?
The Cubs agreed to terms with Villanueva more than a month ago. Now they’ll hope to not lose Castillo for nothing.
Lukewarm Stove: MLB Investigating Age of Cuban Prospect Aledmys Diaz, in Whom the Cubs Have Interest
The investigation, plus some heightened documentation requirements, are the primary reasons for the delay in his showcase.
And the projected win total is in the 77 to 79 range. Not as terrible as we may have thought.