The 25-year-old reliever will presumably be a candidate for the bullpen next year.
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We’d speculated it earlier in the week, and now there’s a national report to match the speculation. (UPDATES: More confirmations of Cubs’ interest.)
Governor Quinn got his way on the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority.
He spent the last couple years as a roving hitting instructor in the Blue Jays organization.
ASU isn’t too happy about it, and wants to make sure everyone knows.
He’ll join Eric Karros as the two formal candidates of which we’re aware. Also, some second base prospects get some love.
A Complete Transcript of Tonight’s Season Ticket Holder Conference Call With Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer
I was fortunate enough to sit in on tonight’s call, and I scribbled notes furiously. Enjoy.
Oh My: Carrie Muskat Says the Cubs Have Been in Contact with Ryan Dempster’s Agent (UPDATE: “Far From Serious”)
Yeah, you read that correctly. What that contact means, we don’t yet know. (UPDATE: Doug Padilla says the talks are “far from serious.”)
The free agent market opened up a bit more this week, and here’s a look at how a handful of names might impact the Cubs’ offseason plans.
If I could oversimplify it, he’s the Astros’ resident Internet nerd.
Joe Mather is gone, Eric Karros is favored, Starlin Castro’s agent is fired, and we’re having a Little Boy.
Quite a few relevant and interesting hot stove-type discussions here.
It cost a borderline non-prospect, but Santana will be expensive in 2013.
Option decisions on Dan Haren and Ervin Santana are looming, and one or both is expected to be dealt soon.
How does Epstein feel about Carlos Marmol going into 2013, and how would Epstein deal with a void at the back of the bullpen if it should develop.