Brailyn Marquez jumped into the top of the prospect scene in 2019 for the Cubs.
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The Cubs are sending Jhonny Pereda to the Red Sox to complete a trade from Jan 21, 2020.
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With the front office’s fixation of being under the luxury tax this upcoming season and how the farm system is currently stacked up, it appears that the organization is using 2020 as a bridge year to allow for brighter days in the future.
While many fans believe a free agent should have been acquired, the answer to man centerfield in 2020 has been obvious all offseason.
These players most likely will be a huge part of the Cubs success in the near future, whether they are trade pieces or future big-league starters.
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?
How Kris Bryant’s service time dispute plays out will affect the Cubs’ entire two year plan and could alter their competitive window.
Even with all the prior success Theo Epstein has had running the Cubs, this offseason’s decisions and how effective they are will permanently shape how he is remembered in Chicago.