Yesterday’s discussion focused on Lake as a left fielder, but last night he started in center. How does that change things?
Analysis and Commentary
What kind of line is reasonable to expect out of Junior Lake going forward? How much defensive value? Is it enough to hold down a starting job in left field?
He’s under team control for two more years after this one, but the Cubs would probably like to get another couple years, as well.
Unpacking the complex trade rules in August, together with an analysis of what the Cubs can realistically do.
We all know that Travis Wood has been good with the bat this year. But how good? Um, really, really good.
A personal take on a guy who deserves a lot of credit.
It looked like a good package to Cubs fans, and everyone else seems to agree. More on the deal and the prospects involved.
An added incentive for the Yankees to acquire a player like Soriano.
A new arm in the rotation, 40-man implications, destination for Olt and Grimm, and more.
The Cubs might just be doing something elegant, brilliant, and hugely helpful for the organization. They could be turning the penalties to their advantage.
The NL Central is very, very good.