It’s February, and Dexter Fowler is still unsigned. I did not see that one coming.
Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Cubs are tied to yet another Cuban free agent, but this glove-first center fielder comes without IFA restrictions.
There are implications for many other teams here, including the Cubs, depending on what happens. (UPDATE: Corey Dickerson going to Rays for pitching.)
That feels like an overstatement to me, but we’ve gotta discuss what the report says.
There’s still quite a bit of mystery at play, though.
Dexter Fowler remains a free agent, and at least one MLB.com writer is still connecting him to the Cubs.
Cubs GM Jed Hoyer digs in on a range of topics as the “offseason” nears its close, and the 2016 season approaches.
Is there a massive, seven-player deal being discussed? There is some sense to the fit. Of course, it’s always a question of what the Cubs would have to give up.
Action around the league, and plenty of analysis for those of you who checked out.
There’s still a little bit of work to do. Also: more on the NL DH and the extreme polarity in the NL.
Yoenis Cespedes is deciding between the Mets and the Nationals, by all accounts. Also, Jed Hoyer says the Cubs and Rays do still talk.
Being able to bring back Jackson on a reasonable deal is pretty much a dream scenario. Indeed, probably too good to even dream on.
The Wife’s birthday can actually be The Wife’s birthday this year! Let me explain …