There are reasons to say yes and reasons to say no to Sosa in the Hall. How’s he polling right now?
Analysis and Commentary
Take a bow, Carl Edwards Jr.’s fastball and Mike Montgomery’s changeup.
With the Cubs mostly on the sidelines in free agency, the rest of the division hasn’t quite picked up the slack.
A player on a very team-friendly deal is also, by definition, a player on a very under-market deal.
If Jorge Soler performs only as well as ZiPS projects, no one will have any lingering doubts about the Wade Davis trade.
Is La Stella a lock for the roster? If not, is that going to be a problem?
Obviously we want to see the Cubs win it all again, but is that your baseline expectation?
Yes, he’s a bit older, but boy has Uehara been good. Really good. Periodically best-in-baseball good.
Obviously Game Seven of the World Series was the best of the best, but what about the other great games?
We love the flashy plays, but even by the data, Javy Baez was truly special last year defensively.
Which teams would you put ahead of the Cubs? Any? I’d probably have a few.
It was not a good first season, but that doesn’t mean you instantly regret the whole contract, right?
That is not what I would have expected.
How do players and managers feel about advanced defensive metrics? How does Joe Maddon feel?
Just how good is this guy, anyway? Very. Really quite very.