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