The Cubs could look to pick up a great deal of amateur talent in the coming months.
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Adam Wainwright’s abdominal injury is not serious. I know. You’re uncomfortably bummed about that.
The move probably makes the Brewers slightly better in 2015, though Rodriguez is coming off of a mixed season.
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Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro really wants to be traded, which can’t be helping the Cubs with respect to his former teammate, Welington Castillo.
You didn’t really think he’d wait until July for the Cubs, did you? (Winky face.) (Slightly bummed face.)
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Moncada and Hamels remain popular names. Zimmermann might cut off extension talks, Beachy signs with the Dodgers, more.
Although these are some of the least controversial changes MLB could have gone for, it’s a start, and could have a solid impact.
The Diamondbacks just inked a long-term TV that significantly increases their revenue, which is of obvious interest to the Cubs.
It’s still unknown if and when the Cubs will do a little Spring cleaning. Also, the latest on the big Cuban names, and much more.
Alex Rodriguez says he’s sorry in cursive. Great reads on whether to take a minor league deal and calculating pitcher WAR, and more.
When “not out” is as far as you can go, that’s probably not saying much. Such is the case here, where Moncada remains very likely to go to another team, and soon.
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It’s very unlikely at this point that Hamels opens the season with any other team but the Phillies. Still, there’s a lot of interest.
I don’t think it’s an unreasonably low mark, but I think the Cubs are more likely to reach 82 wins this year than to finish .500 or worse.
This could cut a number of ways. Clearer path for the Cubs to deal a back-end guy? Or is the market really bad?
The problem of the expanding bottom of the strike zone has likely been a significant factor in falling offensive production.