How do you describe the Cubs’ athletically-gifted infield prospect?
Archive for January, 2013
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.
Likely just some organizational depth at catcher.
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?