With a bunch of talented youngsters, the time for pondering extensions will eventually be upon us.
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The 27-year-old righty was an elite strikeout artist in the minors, but the whole package hasn’t translated in the bigs yet.
In the four year, $56 million range, doesn’t Fowler seem like a fine bet? Not everyone agrees.
The catching duo of Miguel Montero and David Ross finished among the elite pitch framers in baseball.
Don’t want to lose a youngster in the Rule 5 Draft? Then you’ve got to make a decision today.
We haven’t talked much about pitchers in their late-30s being a fit for the Cubs in recent years, but, in 2016, one might be.
Who are some of the Cubs’ upper-level prospects that could step in an help in 2016, should the opportunity arise?
The Cubs may have had one of the best rotations in baseball last year, but they weren’t the most fortunate.
Ridiculously early projections from Steamer600 suggest some Cubs are going to have big years. Again.
The top positional player on the market has been connected to the Cubs before. Is there really a fit for a $200 million corner outfielder?
With the week of feeling out at a close, the Cubs will move on to the next step. And I want to talk a little about pitching depth.
Is an extension going to be possible between the Cubs and their righty ace?
The biggest question, of course, is which pitcher are you getting?
Not the sexiest free agent arm out there, but one of the more consistently reliable.
Perhaps there’s no reasonable connection at all, but I think this should be discussed.
Wondering where the best free agents rank on various statistical leaderboards? You’ve come to the right place.
The Cubs can and will do some things this offseason. But don’t let your mind run too wild.
Coming of an absurd 2015 season, Greinke has learned to pitch at an elite level without an elite fastball. That tends to be a good sign.
It was the largely unspoken bitter part of the Cubs’ almost exclusively sweet run in 2015.