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.
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Are the White Sox about to make a deal to acquire some bullpen help?
Per Jeff Passan, the Sox have made another splash with home run masher, Edwin Encarnación. This was originally confirmed by Yancen Pujols. This is a one-year deal for $12 million with a club option for 2021. 263 home runs in eight seasons is exquisite, 34 of which he had last season. Edwin still has the
The White Sox have agreed to a deal with veteran left-handed pitcher, Gio Gonzalez.
If there ever was a time for the White Sox to bite the bullet and spend at the top of the market, this was it. The limited financial commitments heading into 2020 and beyond should’ve positioned this team to go out and get any player they really wanted.
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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The White Sox are reportedly among three AL Central teams interested in the Japanese outfielder.
The Phillies have signed White Sox free-agent target Zack Wheeler to a five-year/$118M contract, but it’s not the end of the world on the South Side.
Monday’s non-tendered players provide the Cubs with a deeper pool of free agents to explore. A few players could make sense for a team with budget constraints and several holes to fill.