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Weekend Catch-Up: Baez, Heyward, Davis, Cubs Transactions, Dozier Rumors, More

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bn baseball featureFor those of you who were able to take a nice, long, holiday weekend, I hope you enjoyed time with family and friends.

And if you’re getting back to it for a short week before the New Year, may you likewise enjoy catching back up on the Cubs and baseball world …

Thursday, December 22


Friday, December 23

Saturday, December 24

Sunday, December 25 – we took the day off.


Monday, December 26

  • Javy Baez does so many things well … but let’s enjoy his special skills on the basepaths.
  • Among Monday’s Bullets, thoughts from around the league on advanced defensive metrics.
  • The Cubs inked four players to minor league deals, including a couple who could see time at the big league level this season.


  • The Cubs’ championship was the top story of the year, according to the AP. Natch.
  • The Cardinals are reportedly “very much” involved in the Brian Dozier trade talks, which would be a significant development in the NL Central, to say the least.
  • The latest from the Lukewarm Stove, including bits on Jason Hammel, Tyson Ross, Rays starters, and a Cuban prospect the Cubs couldn’t get.



Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.