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Should the Cubs Sign Nicholas Castellanos?

Even when putting budgetary constraints aside, there are many baseball reasons why signing Nicholas Castellanos is not a wise decision.

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Cubs: Not Mad, Just Disappointed 🔊

Listen to the latest installment of Cubs On Tap for discussion of several offseason topics

Kris Bryant Grievance Hearing to Have Decision by End of Month

There is expected to be a decision regarding Kris Bryant’s service time grievance by the end of January.

The Sound of Silence and the Cubs Offseason

The arbitration deadline has come and gone, and finally, the Cubs have spent money! Yes, these players were all under contract and their returns a mere formality, but alas, this was something. As I reflected on the lack of action from the Cubs front office this offseason I focused on that silence.

Trading Willson Contreras Would Improve the Cubs’ Roster both Now and for the Future

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.

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Trading Kris Bryant Slams the Competitive Window Shut, but is it Necessary for the Cubs 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?

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Cubs Have Themselves to Blame for Ugly Offseason

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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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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