Relax, Cubs fans. When you stop seeing Addison Russell’s name in the Arizona Fall League box scores, it doesn’t mean he’s injured or about to get traded.
The Cubs are in a Catch-22 situation with Starlin Castro.
The Cubs are going to be really good in the future. Just ask them. It might be next season. It could be the year after that. And just wait until the new TV deal finally kicks in.
The Cubs can’t clone the 2004 Boston Red Sox, even if Manny Ramirez becomes Bill Mueller’s assistant hitting coach.
Theo Epstein’s on the clock. Not in the sense of feeling any real heat from ownership, Cubs fans or the Chicago media.