The Rangers may soon need another pitcher, and the Braves will probably never have another free agent.
Archive for February, 2014
Two reports have that over 10 years, and two others have it over 14 years. Either way, it’s a healthy chunk of change.
Optimism is the order of the day in the Spring. It’s just the way things are.
There are 71 games on WGN, including the opener against the Pirates.
He simply believed he had the best shot at making the Cubs’ roster over other interested teams. Probably fair.
It’s actually two of the top seven if you don’t count Masahiro Tanaka as a prospect.
The Cubs were connected to Diaz last year, but we haven’t heard much lately. He could get $20 to $30 million.
Is a rooftop deal close? Is the right field sign going up? Is there spending on the way? Playoffs? PLAYOFFS?!? (Relax, Jim.)
Does any single player mean more to the 2014 – and beyond – Cubs than Castro?
What do the numbers look like if Jeff Samardzija were to get a similar deal?
You know one of ‘em is Javier Baez, but who’s the other one? And who has the top power tool overall? Spoiler: it’s Baez.
Were the Cubs ever really going to try and build on parallel fronts? If so, why haven’t they? What do we make of more losing?
Anthony Rizzo has some thoughts on developing the next wave of youngsters for the Cubs.
Hope remains that at least a few of the big name would-be free agent starters will actually make it to the market.
Don’t play him in HORSE. You will lose. Well, unless you’re Ryan Sweeney.
Of note to the Cubs: even after inking a big money deal, the potential problems don’t go away.