There’s been some action, sure, but it looks like we may be due for another heavy January and February. A lot like last year.
Category: Analysis and Commentary
I don’t think I could go that far, but I sure do love me some Schwarber. How about just having both?
We know what 2019 looks like, but is there a lot more flexibility opening up soon?
The NL Central could get interesting in a hurry.
Is It Even Realistic for the Cubs to Get Under the Luxury Tax? And If Not, Why Freak About Low-Dollar Additions?
A little math and realism tell me that the Cubs can’t get under the luxury tax. And if that’s the case, why would they nickel and dime in the bullpen?
This is the kind of “creative” move that could kill a few birds with one stone.
It’s weird to be at the point where we’re expecting Darvish to be in the Cubs’ rotation the next time they play.
I know, I know. I couldn’t believe it either!
I’m not newly freaking out, I suppose is what I’m trying to say.
So … will the Indians trade Kluber or Bauer?
If the Cubs have to get creative to add an impact bat, is this a route they could take?
Why stop at Goldschmidt?
Like it or not, there’s a message out there about the Cubs’ need to be “creative” if they want to make changes this offseason.
Shifting is back on the radar, but it seems like velocity and movement are where the conversation should start.
Compare him to some of your favorite Cubs hitters, for example.
Who should the Cubs extend? Have they already tried? Will they try again? Is it ever actually gonna happen?
Hamilton is set to become one of the most interesting bench pieces in baseball. Want.
A Different Look at Potential Cubs Offseason Targets: LeMahieu and Dozier Up, Gonzalez and Haniger Down?
A new statistic allows us to re-examine player performance in 2018 … and how that could impact our view on Cubs targets.
To the extent bidders get scared off from the next 26-year-old previously-very-valuable free agent.
How to get maximum value out of the pitchers the Cubs are developing. Also: the FOX RSN bidding is even more messed up.
It’s a big deadline day around baseball.
Appreciating the sentimentality, but also considering why this trade was made.
Hint: Kyle Hendricks, Carl Edwards Jr., Cole Hamels, Jesse Sanchez … more trades with the Rangers, please.
He’s nobody’s first choice, but that doesn’t mean there’s not something there, even after accounting for Coors Field.
Realistically, what exactly are the Cubs going to use for trades?
I don’t really buy it either.
A lefty bat that can really hit against righties, especially out of Miami, and he can play a variety of positions.
Not a bad little pickup for the Cubs … er, wait, nevermind. He’s gone.
Something you just say, or an actual offseason strategy?