The White Sox picked up a hard-throwing right-hander off waivers from the Marlins.
The White Sox would be adding an elite defensive catcher and a dynamic bat in Yasmani Grandal.
While fans have yet to see President Theo Epstein trade from the MLB roster much recently, that will change this offseason.
With a significant amount of money coming off the books and a strong class of free agents, there’s multiple routes the Cubs can go to address their weaknesses.
In an offseason where the Cubs will experience many changes, a new manager should be step one.
If you compare Heyward’s offensive numbers at leadoff to the two months prior, it’s a significant downward trend in production.
With arguably the best stuff in the Cubs’ bullpen, Tyler Chatwood deserves to see more high-leverage innings.
With the defensive need at middle infield and Almora consistently underperforming all season, a swapping him and Russell is warranted.
Nick Castellanos and Ian Happ have provided a much-needed jolt to the Cubs’ offensive lineup.
Happ is 3-3 with a home run and a double in his last two games and is starting to see the ball very well at the plate.