Patrick Flowers and Austin Bloomberg hammer out their picks for the “All-Chicago” roster in 2020 on the latest episode of White Sox Unfiltered.
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While the perception surrounding Happ’s name has been that of disappointment since he was demoted to the minors at the onset of last season, the trend in his numbers suggests he is set to breakout.
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.
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.
Willson Contreras and the Cubs have agreed on a contract for 2020, avoiding arbitration.
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.
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 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.