I know that your head will go where mine did, especially in light of today’s positive report. But we don’t *know* anything. Remember, players might be in the dark on the ultimate outcome of the current negotiations, too, and guys might just be preempting things, just in case.
OK. But here’s the thing: Ian Happ and “the boys” – which presumably means Nico Hoerner, Dakota Mekkes, and Zack Short, who were all living together in “The Compound” in Arizona – are now on their way to Chicago:
— Ian Happ (@ihapp_1) June 5, 2020
In *THEORY*, if there were going to be a Spring Training Part Two starting up very soon, then the Cubs have indicated they want their players to participate in Chicago. So, in *THEORY*, if there were going to be a Spring Training Part Two starting up very soon, and you were presently in Arizona, you might have to get in a car with your teammates and start driving to Chicago.
IN THEORY …
(Again, you can pair this with the news earlier today that MLB is reportedly expecting now to have a season one way or another.)