If the Cubs are going to part with Samardzija now, it’ll be expensive. As it should be.
Archive for November, 2013
Each is about as good as a minor league free agent pitcher signing gets. Which is to say, not super sexy, but interesting.
There isn’t a timeline to “go for it,” and there is no frustration about a lack of money.
Cardinals making moves, Samardzija rumors, posting system hopes, a minor signing, and more.
They’re reportedly heading to the States to try and hammer out a deal. Masahiro Tanaka’s future hangs in the balance.
It’s a lot of money to commit to a recently-suspended player, but it’s a clear upgrade for the already-solid Cardinals.
Does Jed Hoyer think the Cubs messed up their All-Star shortstop? Nah. Come on, you didn’t really think he’d say that.
They may be trying to put together a package for Samardzija.
Not an unreasonable contract for a guy who was destined for the American League. So what does it mean for the Yankees’ spending plans?
The 29-year-old right-handed-hitter had a brutal 2013 season, but could be a platoon option.
Awesome both as a prospect, and as a young man giving back to his country.
Brandon Hyde is moving up from the farm to the bench, and Bill Mueller is indeed the new hitting coach. Still looking for a first base coach, though.
Bourjos used to be a light-hitting, defense-heavy center fielder. He’s now likely to hit 55 homers in 2014.
The Cubs were indeed in on Josh Johnson, which suggests they’ll have other mid-tier pitching targets.