The annual Business of Baseball is out, and the Cubs pretty much are what we thought they were.
Archive for March, 2014
Effusive and deserved praise for the Cubs’ stockpile of talent at third base.
It seems that way at first blush, but the moves are equally consistent with other possibilities.
The wind was howling, and the other team was homering.
Kalish remains a real possibility for the Opening Day roster, but even if he doesn’t make it, he could be up soon.
Javier Baez at short, Mike Olt at third, and Jeff Samardzija on the mound.
It’s a surprise, but Baker won the job over George Kottaras and Eli Whiteside.
If true, Kottaras is very likely to depart the Cubs – and, either way, he won’t be the backup to start the year.
The infield picture clears up a bit. Does this mean Mike Olt makes the team?
It remains to be seen how this will play out, but it’s great to know that Castro has the right attitude, in any case.
Just about $150 million shy of the league-leading Dodgers.