The Cubs think Yoan Moncada is a big-time prospect with the chance to become a special player. That is not exactly going out on a limb. This is supposed to be the next great Cuban hitter.
A fan stepped to the microphone in the middle of a hotel ballroom and told the Cubs prospects on stage: “We love you like we love our wives and our children.”
The Cubs are giving Daniel Bard another chance to revive a career that once looked so promising.
The Cubs hope Jon Lester can become their Andy Pettitte, a durable lefty who has nerves of steel in October and keeps performing at a high level through his mid-to-late 30s.