The Cubs will be in the hunt for more big free agents after Joe Maddon.
An offseason that already promised the potential for big splashes will get one if – when? – the Cubs land Joe Maddon.
“Outside the organization, outside the city, around baseball, the story is the Cubs are coming fast and the Cubs are coming strong.”
Theo Epstein has already called his shot. The Cubs are going to overpay for a No. 1 starter.
The Cubs put on another dog-and-pony show Saturday morning while the St. Louis Cardinals waited to play for the National League pennant that night.