That means four days for the Cubs to work a big trade … or four days to decide to commit.
Brewers Whiffed on a Lot of Moves, Yelich Extension in Retrospect, Front Office Search, and Other Cubs Bullets
This past season was pretty bad for the Brewers when you really look at it. So that’s something …
Lukewarm Stove: Spending What You Save, Cardinals and Molina, Rangers on Kim, Bad Nats Trade Idea, More
I miss fun offseasons, when the Cubs were the ones getting the good players.
The lost year made it particularly easy to lose sight of Strumpf. Don’t do that.
The White Sox will not be a serious pursuer of Bryant in the coming days, and I’m good with that.
How long has it been since the Cubs made major changes to the offensive personnel from outside the org? A half-freaking-decade.
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It’s unclear what the fallout will be, but MLB tends to investigate these situations on its own.
Could be a signal that the Cubs are sticking with four of their affiliates.
We have a lot to be grateful for around here right now. So I want to say thanks.
Justin Turner’s return to Los Angeles is not a certainty, and Kris Bryant is mentioned as an alternative.
Four legit prospects.
Lukewarm Stove: Reds Open to Moving Gray, the Cost and Suitors for Snell, Wainwright’s Next Move, Top Free Agent Predictions, More
Losing Bauer and Gray in one offseason? That would certainly shakeup the 2021 NL Central race.
Happ Wants to Spice Up the Offseason, Tebow Was the Worst Hitter (But Isn’t Done Yet), and Other Cubs Bullets
Move around some dates (and play some golf) to make it a bit more lively. Also, Tim Tebow was probably worse than you remember.
The latest from the rumor mill, including Cubs specific items, and pitchers hitting the market.
Whether he’s still “a Chicago Cub” or not, Jon Lester continues to be awesome.
The story isn’t over yet.
Scary story about breakout Tampa Bay Rays star Randy Arozarena.
The timing of the search process is a bit more open.
Another team to add to the mix in a possible Kris Bryant trade situation?
Useful quotes and all that, but sometimes you just leave a thing with an overall sense.
Another relatively large one-year payday for a starting pitcher.
I can’t imagine going through this next era of Cubs baseball without Anthony Rizzo. What could a doable extension look like?
Welcome to the new guy, who is the old guy, but in a new job. Now let’s talk about the offseason ahead, eh Jed?
Lukewarm Stove: Arenado “Remains a Fit” the Cardinals, Cruz and Ozuna, NYY Favored for LeMahieu, Starting Pitchers Market, More
Of course the Cardinals would target Arenado. That just sounds right.
Jed Hoyer has some nice new job security.
Apparently Martinez participated in a massive event in violation of the island’s pandemic laws.
The Nationals are clearly a good and interested fit for a Kris Bryant trade. Which is not to say the Cubs have to force the issue just yet.
This is complicated but important stuff, with long-term implications for MLB, the Cubs, and baseball fans.
The Worst Trades of All-Time, La Russa Stays in the News, Partying with Theo, and Other Cubs Bullets
You already know which Cubs trade would make the cut.
Apparently this happened after the player and those with him were approached about the country’s pandemic curfew.
If You Push Me I Guess I Am in for the “Heavy Restart,” Aesthetic Baseball, Vladito, and Other Cubs Bullets
There is a version of a restart for the Cubs – not quite a rebuild – that I think can work (if you FORCED me to go that route).
Can we call this random Saturday afternoon “fun”?
Renfroe could soon be freely available, and he would be a solid fit for the Cubs.
The roster moves around baseball yesterday suggest to me some things. Also, Cubs non-tender talk.
If the Cubs are indeed looking to move Bryant, there’s a pretty clear fit here.
If you were going to guess three additions today, these would probably have been your guesses.