Since Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer took over the Cubs front office, much of the focus has been pulled from the product at Wrigley Field to the minor league system.
The Cubs believe improved pitching depth will help prevent the on-field product from turning into Triple-A Iowa East.
Three years later, the Cubs finally signed Kris Bryant, believing he will be a powerful force in the middle of their lineup and a building block at Wrigley Field.
Life after Matt Garza is going to be boring. Who else would walk through a Cubs-White Sox game as if it was spring training?