If GM Jed Hoyer thinks dugout hugs are awkward, just imagine the Cubs trying to trade Jeff Samardzija in this fast-paced market.
With the Cubs just about ready to promote their top prospects to the big leagues, let the unrealistic expectations around "Cubs Nation" begin. With Kris Bryant ranked as the No.
Jason Hammel is not taking to Oakland well.
The Cubs keep saying too many shortstops is a good problem to have, projecting Starlin Castro, Javier Baez and Addison Russell could someday become teammates at Wrigley Field.