Six months ago, Hector Rondon wasn't really on the radar as a closer option for the Cubs.
The Cubs can’t clone the 2004 Boston Red Sox, even if Manny Ramirez becomes Bill Mueller’s assistant hitting coach.
The Cubs identified Shin-Soo Choo last year as a difference-maker who could be a good overpay, a left-handed hitter with on-base skills and lead-by-example traits.
The youth movement was on full display for the Cubs this season.
The city of Chicago has been blessed with some big-time personalities in sports.
Two of those - Lou Piniella and Ozzie Guillen - managed at the same time in the Windy City.