They’ve signed zero free agents this offseason. Literally zero. And it seems to be part of a longer-term plan.
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A settlement before the hearing still seems most likely.
So much value is provided to the Cubs that we simply can’t quantify. Also: arbitration reminder, fun with billboards, fun with beards, more.
I do not speak Japanese, but love the call on this video.
Thunder Matt returns! What a journey it’s been for Matt Murton.
You’re up and looking for fun? Well, here’s three fun Rizzo videos from the 2015 season.
From Harry Caray’s move to the North Side to his return to the booth after a stroke in 1987.
No more traditional save usage. No more huge bonus pool discrepancies. No more Brendan Ryan free agency. Things!
Hoyer once green-lit a trade that sent out a future ace – but he’s far from alone in thinking about a do-over.
And their payroll was already climbing substantially as of last year.
The Cubs outfielders rank, individually, among the best in the league. I think that means the collective is pretty good, too.
Fixing the problem for players like Fowler could come soon. Also: Russell’s rates poorly in one defensive metric, Cubs marriages, skiing at Wrigley, more.
To that end, the Cubs have set themselves up very well for success this year in more ways than one.