The Cubs get to keep Watkins and Roach for now after adding Ryan Lavarnway and Shane Peterson last week.
Archive for 2014
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.
Ross, 37, is a great back-up, and converts Welington Castillo into a tradable asset.
Lavarnway, 27, has always had a quality bat, but has never broken through.
The Marlins improve by picking up a new third baseman, and the Yankees get a young arm.
If true, Peterson would seem to be a depth piece in the outfield, and reserve first baseman if that ever became necessary.
The two sides have reportedly been discussing Troy Tulowitzki for a while, though a deal still seems unlikely.
An earlier report had Ross agreeing to a deal with the Padres, but that may not yet be the case.
Motte comes with big upside, and the ability to stabilize a young bullpen. If he’s healthy.
There’s a back-up catcher going from the Padres to the Red Sox. Both teams were in on Ross, along with the Cubs.