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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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Cubs End Quiet Winter Meetings by Selecting Trevor Megill in Rule 5 Draft

The Cubs selected Trevor Megill from the San Diego Padres in Thursday’s Rule 5 Draft. The tall, hard-throwing righty could stick in the bullpen, but the selection continues an offseason of low budget moves for the big market Cubs.

Taking Stock: Who is Nomar Mazara, and How Does He Fit the White Sox Puzzle?

Mazara can be “a guy” in the puzzle for now, but he can’t be “the guy” if the White Sox plan on meeting their 2020 goals.

Why The Cubs Should NOT Trade Kris Bryant

The Chicago Cubs think trading one the best players in franchise history is a good idea? Not so fast my friend!

Where Perception and Reality Meet

It’s been well documented that the White Sox have a lot of room to add payroll heading into 2020.  After failing to secure Zack Wheeler, this team is going to need to be creative in bolstering their starting rotation.  While they remain connected to free agents: Hyun-Jin Ryu, “Diamond” Dallas Keuchel, and Madison Bumgarner, one

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Phillies Sign Zack Wheeler; It’s NOT the End of the World for the White Sox

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.

With “Plan B” Hamels off the Board, the White Sox Have to Hit on Wheeler

Finishing second on a target like Zack Wheeler over what might amount to $10-20 million over the lifespan of a five-year deal would be proof that the White Sox are not yet ready to do what needs to be done to become a real contender in the AL Central.

If the White Sox Lose Out on Zack Wheeler, it’s NOT the End of the World

The Zack Wheeler sweepstakes are reportedly close to coming to an end.