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Cubs, Albert Almora Come to Terms on 2020 Salary

Albert Almora and the Cubs have settled on a 2020 deal to avoid arbitration.

Trading Kris Bryant Slams the Competitive Window Shut, but is it Necessary for the Cubs Long Term?

With the large contract the Cubs will need to offer Bryant in two offseasons to retain him, do the Cubs need to trade him now to set themselves up for long term success?

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Cubs Have Themselves to Blame for Ugly Offseason

The Cubs have spent precisely zero dollars on full Major League contracts this offseason. This reality is both stunning and inexcusable, rendering Theo Epstein’s “reckoning” little more than a joke.

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Contrary to Fanbase Consensus, Non-tendering Addison Russell is a Mistake

Although consensus among the Cubs fanbase suggests that non-tendering Addison Russell was the correct decision, there are many reasons why retaining him made sense.

Why the Cubs Should Sign Shogo Akiyama

The Cubs need a leadoff hitter and a center fielder. They need to walk more, strike out less, and make more contact. Given the payroll constraints and roster needs, Akiyama is the ideal target for a Cubs team reconstructing its identity.