And dreaming on the fun of fighting about how to accommodate all of the Cubs’ talent.
Anything better than 20-1 seems nuts to me, and the odds right now are way higher than that.
A power lefty who hasn’t quite broken through at the big league level. Might the Cubs see what he can do in relief?
Understanding the importance of defense is one thing, but understanding how the defense will perform relative to the kinds of pitchers it plays behind is another.
I hope you enjoy a wonderful holiday with folks you love. Thanks for another great year at BN.
Some rumor-y bits to float you through the very lukewarm holiday period.
This figures to be one of the least fun topics over the next few months. I’ll do my best to keep our collective heads on straight.
Gone as quickly as they arrived. Also: the cat is waving. Can you tell?
With space on the 40-man roster, the Cubs could now make things official.
A flurry of waiver moves.
How much value does Castillo offer in trade, and how do the Cubs best utilize that value to improve the 2015 team?
One pundit suggests the value of the games is $750,000 per, which would triple what the Cubs were getting previously.
What exactly did the Pirates – who don’t really need an infielder – get for themselves? Should we be bummed or nervous?
Just something small to note about the contract for the Cubs’ newest reliever.
The Cubs get to keep Watkins and Roach for now after adding Ryan Lavarnway and Shane Peterson last week.
There is your surprise mystery team.
Digging in on a prospect who maybe doesn’t have a great shot of making an impact. But sometimes those are the most fun guys to learn about.
A number of important international free agency bits to discuss with respect to the Cubs.
In and out a bit over the next couple days. Love for the Cubs’ farm system should ease the blow.
Saturday and Sunday weren’t nearly as crazy as Friday was. Did you miss any of it?
Is that how the Padres are going to clear up their seeming outfield logjam?
Last week was crazy busy, but the week ahead may be holiday chill.
With a couple of top framers in the fold, yes, you can expect to hear about this a lot in 2015.
It’s probably not the Cubs, though they haven’t been ruled out just yet.
Not that you can take too much from it, but crushing is always better than scuffling.
The implication there being that the Giants will not come desperately begging for Luis Valbuena.