The Cubs’ GM is headed out to the GM Meetings, and gives a view to his mindset.
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No real surprises on the list.
Contrary to ASU’s accusations about the Cubs, the Mayor says ASU became difficult to deal with. Adrian Cardenas may be gone, and Jairo Asencio is gone.
A couple of interesting footnotes to the Haren/Marmol swap that wasn’t.
The Cubs need a center fielder, but it’s a good offseason for that.
Starting on Tuesday, team GMs will head to California to meet and discuss their rosters. Money is coming, Tony Zych looked good, and qualifying offer tallies.
How did that happen? What exactly happened? What happens now?
The 25-year-old reliever will presumably be a candidate for the bullpen next year.
Governor Quinn got his way on the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority.
He spent the last couple years as a roving hitting instructor in the Blue Jays organization.
ASU isn’t too happy about it, and wants to make sure everyone knows.
He’ll join Eric Karros as the two formal candidates of which we’re aware. Also, some second base prospects get some love.
A Complete Transcript of Tonight’s Season Ticket Holder Conference Call With Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer
I was fortunate enough to sit in on tonight’s call, and I scribbled notes furiously. Enjoy.
Joe Mather is gone, Eric Karros is favored, Starlin Castro’s agent is fired, and we’re having a Little Boy.
How does Epstein feel about Carlos Marmol going into 2013, and how would Epstein deal with a void at the back of the bullpen if it should develop.