Well, that’ll kick the hot stove in gear.
Teams are weird, man. But rumors are fun, even if they can be very hard to track sometimes.
If the Cubs need to open up some space, here’s how they can do it.
More ballot crunch on the way.
Suzuki was among the potential back-up options for the Cubs.
You don’t really have to dig too deeply into this one to know it’s nonsense.
Ah, baseball. You’re still so far away, aren’t you?
The risk and reward of signing this type of arm. We now better appreciate what the “risk” looks like.
It’s fun to dream on trades, but there’s a human impact.
A reliever who leads the team.
I love hearing about what the Cubs pitchers do between starts. Also: a big roster deadline is coming Tuesday.
Just one year and $6.25 million for a guy who raked last year and into the postseason.
Before David Bote, there was Jason Heyward.
The landscape grows more challenging by the day, but the upside is still so enormous.
Pretty great year, all things considered, for the Cubs’ top draft pick.
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Another ice block for the frosty relations between players and teams?
So, he didn’t win. But that’s OK. This is still really awesome.
This is getting a little odd.
Whatever happens tonight, the Cubs weren’t the Cubs in 2018 without Javy Baez.
At least baseball broadcast rights are still quite valuable.
I’ve got a soft spot for guys who should have been unanimous award winners.
Another possible hitch in the Cubs’ plans. Maybe a significant one.
Joe Maddon was not the NL’s Manager of the Year, but he certainly deserved the votes he got.
I’ve got at least five explanations for the decision that all could make sense, though the most likely is also probably the most unnerving.
Buster Olney stands by his report, and David Kaplan backs him up. What do we actually make of this?
Doing nothing this offseason would be justifiable in a sense … and also completely unacceptable.
The Cubs really do have an excellent *volume* of legit prospects. They are, however, very thin on impact types.
It was a year of change at Wrigley Field, so this is a very cool look.
Let’s put some real numbers on this discussion of the Cubs’ ability to spend.