It was the bare minimum the Cubs had to do – but that was pretty much what was expected today.
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Tim Wilken might be contacted by the Diamondbacks for an interview. Also: are the Cardinals going to get aggressive?
Eligible minor leaguers must be rostered today to protect from the Rule 5 Draft. That means things will happen around the league and on the Cubs.
The sky may fall from time to time, but it always eventually makes it way back up there.
The things he does well, he does exceptionally well. La Stella is a guy with clear starter upside, which makes things interesting.
More framing data supports the Cubs making a change behind the plate.
Things cranked up on Friday night, and then again last night. You may have missed some things.
On inspection, it doesn’t look like the kind of deal that necessarily precedes another move. This might just be a guy the Cubs really like, position notwithstanding.
This is a surprise. Adding a lefty-hitting second baseman with a great plate approach is fine, and I’m sure there’s a good reason … but why?
Looking back at what we were talking about last November underscores how different things are.
At just 25, he’s the youngest ever recipient of the award.
The two rooftops allegedly owe more than $36 million. In theory, this could lead to a sale.
The team of MLB players is now down 0-3 in the Japan All-Star Series, and they were just no-hit.
The Cubs and Cardinals will kick off the 2015 MLB season from Wrigley Field. Awesome.
But it would be short term as the Cubs continue to plan for the future. And that gets me down the streaming content wormhole.
And also reiterates that if the Rays had accepted what he believed was a fair offer, he’d still be in Tampa Bay.