It’s what the Astros are doing, and Selig says it’s OK with him. Plus stuff from Scott Boras, stuff on groundball pitchers, and stuff on roster construction.
Archive for March, 2013
Even if it’s true, does it really matter?
Say farewell to HoHoKam, as the Cubs get ready to move on. It’s also their last Cactus League game of the season.
At the top of the Cubs prospect list, you’re going to find several outfielders. But how’s the depth looking?
Alderman Tunney is the vehicle by which the rooftop owners still have a seat at the negotiating table. They are not directly involved, though they wish they were.
What’s on tap for the Cubs? For the other 29 teams? For the playoffs? For the break-out players?
Cory Wade has been told that he won’t be making the team, which means the bullpen spot is probably going to Hisanori Takahashi.
The U.S. Consolate has been asking for additional paperwork, and Paniagua’s arrival to the United States has been delayed.
Scott Feldman just started sprinting for Chicago.
It’s Scott Feldman’s last chance to salvage the Spring, as if that means much of anything. Hopefully.
That’s a lot of money, but this market has changed completely.
A new entrant in the bullpen competition.
It netted the organization more than $32 million in income, the highest figure in baseball. Again, per Forbes.
Depth is the operative word when it comes to second base in the Cubs’ system. Usually an organizational spot for busted prospects, the Cubs actually have quality at 2B.
Despite the individual plaudits their top prospects have received, BA is more down on the Cubs overall than some other pundits.
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: A Deal Virtually Impossible By April 1 Deadline – What Happens Then?
And if that deadline passes, what kinds of credible threats can the Cubs actually make?