The fans are likely to be a little less harsh this year.
Articles by: Brett
The Cubs avoided arbitration yesterday with everyone except Pedro Strop. Also: rooftop purchase, Castro, Baez.
You can expect some of these deals to roll in over the next 24 hours or so.
Much more on the Cubs’ outfield situation, including possible fits.
And, yes, as the picture indicates, Kyle Schwarber is one of ‘em. Nice.
Just a couple things to make you smile on this Friday.
I’m gonna go with the new lefty, but Cubs fans can surprise you. Also: Tom Ricketts gets a new gig, Arismendy Alcantara gets evaluated, and more.
That kind of statement is no longer a joke, and that’s a very good thing.
Get ready for a few days of fun. Also weirdness. Also information.
The Cardinals have extended Lance Lynn (kind of), and the Astros have had discussions about trading Dexter Fowler.
How much does the change mean? How much do the walks mean? We won’t know for a while, but it costs almost nothing to find out.
Other pace of play changes could be in effect at the big league level for 2015.
The Cubs’ new catcher reunites with the well-traveled righty, and might be able to get something out of him.
A deal that could push a couple other moves around the league.
Given the construction of the team, that makes a lot of sense.
Does adding Gattis spur the Astros to trade a catcher? (Impact Castillo market?) Or do they move an outfielder? (Say, Dexter Fowler?)