Likely just some organizational depth at catcher.
Archive for January, 2013
Early indications are, the Cubs aren’t too impressed.
If the Cubs will agree not to block their views, all revenue from ad signing on the rooftop buildings will go to the Cubs and the City.
The Justin Upton trade may have clarified the outfield market a bit … together with the Scott Hairston signing and the lack of a Jason Kubel trade.
The Cubs want to up the night game total from 30 to 41, and want more than their currently-allowed three concerts per year.
Despite the massive delay in the signing, it’s clear that roster issues are the only hold-up.
The Mayor came out in general support of the Ricketts Family’s new plan, and the Alderman isn’t yet opposed to it … he just has conditions.
Is the rotation really better than last year? Is the Wrigley renovation funding plan really a good one? Was the Convention really a beer-assisted good time?
Six games are televised, and nine are on WGN Radio. Most of the rest you’ll be able to listen to on Cubs.com.
Reports: Braves Land Justin Upton in a Deal for Randall Delgado, Martin Prado, Zeke Spruill, and Nick Ahmed
On its face, it looks like an extremely weak return for the Diamondbacks.
With Scott Hairston coming on board, joining Carlos Villanueva in roster limbo, the Cubs are going to have to clear some space.
“When numbers should be declining – they kept building for those guys. And it’s due to whatever they were putting in their system.”
Hairston is a versatile outfielder who mashes lefties.
The Braves have made a “strong” offer, and the Diamondbacks reportedly want to have the situation resolved this week.