For many casual fans, the Winter Meetings float by without much notice unless their team makes a big move. The Winter Meetings end with the Rule 5 Draft, which may be baseball’s least understood and least important way for a player to go from one organization to another. Here, we’ll break through some of the mystery.
If you’re like me, you’ve been anxiously watching Twitter for any nugget with which to grasp at as far as Cubs news. Today we take a look at the current roster to see where we stand as we head into the winter meetings.Full Story »
Sean Powell returns with some piping-hot news, notes, and rumors fresh from the stove top.Full Story »
Holden Clark takes a realistic look at the state of the Cubs fan. Not the system. Not the team. The fan.Full Story »
In case you missed it: Jacoby Ellsbury signed with the Yankees for a 7-year/$153 million deal. The Rockies traded Dexter Fowler to the Astros for OF Brandon Barnes and OF […]Full Story »
One of the most chaotic days in the off-season and the Cubs sign Eric Hinske to be their first base coach.Full Story »
We return to the offseason series to look at MLB’s arbitration process right on the heels of teams determining if they will tender arbitration to their eligible players. The Cubs had a number of arbitration eligible players, most of whom they tendered contracts to.Full Story »
Monday is Non-Tender day for teams in Major League baseball. Joe brings up one player in particular who he feels will be a tough decision.Full Story »