Always one of the better panels at CubsCon, yesterday offered a great many interesting prospecting bits.
Archive for January, 2013
Once again, Spring Training looks to be key for Garza.
The substantive news – quite a bit of it – from yesterday’s panels.
The highlight of the Convention was the plan – as official as anything we’ve yet heard – to renovate Wrigley Field to the tune of $300 million.
Russell gets $1.075 million, Samardzija gets $2.64 million plus incentives.
The Cubs would have used Miller Park in April and May of 2014 and 2015. But that plan has now been scrapped.
Baez was the youngest participant at the Cubs’ first rookie development camp in Chicago this week.
The former future of the Cubs recently spoke to the current future of the Cubs about, among other things, dealing with hype.
Well that was a lot easier than last year.
The latest from around the rumor mill.
The hotel is part of the broader renovation plan, but the Ricketts family would be building it, themselves.
Epstein says he wasn’t talking about ownership, and, instead, was talking about some marketing consultants.
If true, the project will be underway very soon. We’ll find out more on Saturday at the Cubs Convention.
The Cubs could still hold Baker back a little bit if needed, or piggyback him with another starter.
Before you go ripping them, consider that it’s probably what they should expect.