As the Cubs Convention is in full swing, the Cubs made two under-the-radar moves to add depth to their team.
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In a minor move, the Cubs shipped Tony Kemp to Oakland for young first base prospect Alfonso Rivas.
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.
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?
After a relatively quiet presence at the Winter Meetings, the Cubs remain a team without a set direction for the 2020 season. The front office has a myriad of problems to address if this team is to remain competitive; it’s not clear they have the desire to do so.
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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 plays out will affect the Cubs’ entire two year plan and could alter their competitive window.