Lee Smith and Sammy Sosa did not come close.
MLB News and Rumors
Have the Cardinals been right not to go crazy this offseason? Would the Dodgers want Javy Baez (of course they would)? And much more.
I like to whine about draft pick spots.
A reasonable team extension for a nice starting pitcher a year away from free agency? Sound like something the Cubs should note?
We will not let this fall of peoples’ radars.
The latest from the rumor mill, including the end to a long free agent quest.
The Cubs may have gotten one Ross but lost another.
An old friend looks to be heading to the Padres’ rotation, which may have a minor impact on the Tyson Ross pursuit.
The Cubs are doing good all over town, the Dodgers are projected to be monsters, and much more.
MLBits: Trump Meets Manfred, Dodgers as MLB’s Best, Tommy John Alternative, Hall of Fame Trout, More
Are the Dodgers better than the Cubs? President-elect Trump meets with MLB’s commissioner. A new surgery for pitching elbows could help. And more.
A flurry of Mariners trade activity, and now the Rays are probably done shopping starters.
From Baseball is Fun: There are exactly 40 days sandwiched between today and the first Spring Training game. HURRY.
Is Brian Dozier finally going to be traded? That, and more from baseball’s rumor mill.
The Cubs will be creatively covering center field this year, which doesn’t make for rankings material. Also: Brewers ZiPS are out, Wrigley reno visuals, more.
That’s the second report in a week that indicates the Cubs are right there with Ross, but may turn back to Wood if necessary.