No surprises at the top, but a surprising and awesome plaudit for the young man who resides there. Updated with Luke’s thoughts.
It was important in 2012, and it remains of paramount importance in 2013. Tom Ricketts says everyone is motivated to see something happen this year.
Carlos Villanueva’s signing should be official soon, and, once it is, another roster move will be required.
Another dense set of rumors, largely tied to the hopes and desires of the Rangers and Diamondbacks.
Hall votes are set to come out this week, and it’s not going to be pretty for Sosa.
A great deal to discuss from the rumor mill …
The formerly excellent lefty has signed a minor league deal with the Cubs, but this is probably the last you’ll hear about it.
When considering projections and the value of a lost draft pick, what could the Cubs comfortably offer someone like Michael Bourn?
I’m thrilled that Edwin Jackson has a no-hitter to his credit. But I’m hoping he doesn’t repeat it in quite the same way with the Cubs.
Theo Epstein Speaks: Organizational Changes, Draft Pick Compensation, Use of Payroll, Rizzo, Jackson, More
The Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations just wrapped a wide-ranging interview on the radio in Boston.
The 25-year-old righties will fight for a bullpen spot in the Spring.
The Cubs will continue to make strategic free agent acquisitions … which could include a move in the outfield. Also: Matt Garza is still doing well.
An argument I never thought I’d make. But the discussion is making the rounds again, and I think I’ve got to pick a side.
The Cubs’ new righty had a great answer when asked why he’s been on so many teams.
The twin changes of free agent compensation and draft bonus pools have dramatically altered the free agent market.
Hey, it actually happened! Four years and $52 million.
A Dodgers/Mariners rumor floating around could change the outfield landscape dramatically.
How much did the loss of Jeff Beliveau actually hurt the Cubs?
Of course, that’ll be slightly more difficult with the Astros moving to the American League.