Another young Pirates player locked up, and another reminder about extending young Cubs players.
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And that was the best offer they received. No wonder they didn’t trade him, and ultimately recouped a draft pick.
Victorino may or may not still have a future with the Cubs.
Next offseason doesn’t look like the year to build in free agency.
If they’re insistent on holding onto guys like Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar, right now, there’s probably nothing there.
An old target becoming a new target later this year?
As we suspected, the qualifying offer hurt Fowler – but it was much more explicit than you may have thought.
A gap in the years is the primary issue, which is to be expected.
Given his versatility and significant success as a reliever, it’s hard to see the Cubs parting with Wood, even with their depth.
How close were the sides actually to getting back together? And how do things look for Samardzija now?
Two of the best pitching prospects currently available are reportedly of interest to the Cubs. Which makes lots of sense.
That would help keep them from being shut out until the third round in June’s draft.
Although you’ll still see Soler rumors from time to time, his impact on the 2016 Cubs figures to be on the field.