Generally, folks are coming around to the idea that this was a fair and wise one-for-one swap.
Analysis and Commentary
Thankfully the Cubs won it all – but what about those questionable Game 6 and Game 7 decisions?
I understand the concerns about Wade Davis’s elbow, but some of that is just the way bullpens are.
Joe Maddon says Schwarber is under consideration for the job of replacing Dexter Fowler atop the Cubs’ lineup.
Bud Selig gets enshrinement. Also: all the more reason to lock up the Cubs’ youngsters.
There are reasons you can start thinking about that dynasty word.
If the projections are accurate, the Cubs might lose a player or two next week.
The Cubs have some intriguing, but inexperienced internal options to fill relief roles in 2017.
LeBron James dons the Cubs gear. More on the CBA negotiations and implications.
We simultaneously know a lot and a little. But a bunch of stuff is changing.
It sounds like a good idea from a roster management perspective, but there are some thorny sub-issues.
The Cubs are shaping up for a strong 2017 already.
The Cubs signed a long-term extension with President Theo Epstein shortly before the playoffs, but was he adequately compensated?
There will be a new record contract for a closer by average annual value, but how have the highest paid relievers performed?
Interesting side notes aplenty from the ZiPS projections for the Cubs in 2017, plus the Cubs are better than the Bears.