Tag: chicago cubs trade

Cubs Make a Couple of Small Moves

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As the Cubs Convention is in full swing, the Cubs made two under-the-radar moves to add depth to their team.

Cubs Trade Tony Kemp to Oakland

In a minor move, the Cubs shipped Tony Kemp to Oakland for young first base prospect Alfonso Rivas.

Trading Willson Contreras Would Improve the Cubs’ Roster both Now and for the Future

While trading other star players on the roster would render the Cubs noncompetitive in the short term, Contreras provides an avenue for the Cubs to compete now and be better off long-term.

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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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The Second City Show: MLB Winter Meetings Recap

Listen to the MLB Winter Meetings recap episode of The Second City Show

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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.

How Kris Bryant’s Service Time Dispute is Handled Will Affect the Cubs’ Entire Offseason Plan

How Kris Bryant’s service time dispute plays out will affect the Cubs’ entire two year plan and could alter their competitive window.