If deals for Sandoval and Ramirez come together quickly, does it make Boston even more attractive to Lester?
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You’d guess it would be the Cardinals and Blue Jays. Will Lester make his decision after Thanksgiving? Maybe, maybe not.
Junior Lake, Arismendy Alcantara, Christian Villanueva, and more. Also: how did Cubs prospects fare in the AFL?
The former Cubs catcher makes his way back to Chicago as the new quality assurance coach.
The Cubs were previously mentioned as a possible bidder.
It’s unclear what the next step for Martinez will be, and whether the Cubs will be interested in trying to bring him in.
Reportedly five years and $95 million. That’s on the high end of what folks were projecting he would get.
It’s a nice move for the White Sox. If they’re better in 2015, is that better for baseball in the City of Chicago as a whole? It is, right?
The Braves have not made an offer to Jon Lester, and the Reds could sell off more than their pitchers.
The Cubs’ system is really, really good. You knew that. Notes on some individual players, and a curiosity on Jorge Soler.
Although you’d have expected the Cubs to kick the tires on Montero anyway, Russell Martin’s recent signing doesn’t appear to have immediately impacted anything.
It appears to have been just one of those things that happened as series of unconnected events.
Aside from digging Porcello, what does this mean for the Cubs? And for the market as a whole?
You could see the 2015 NL Central as among the best divisions in baseball … or you could see a lot of struggles.
It was the bare minimum the Cubs had to do – but that was pretty much what was expected today.
I still doubt the Cubs would get involved right now directly, but a Zimmermann trade impacts the market this and next year tremendously.