Why can’t the Cubs build a good farm system while also putting out a decent big-league product?
Red Sox icon David Ortiz joined SportsTalk Live Tuesday evening, discussing Theo Epstein, Alex Rodriguez and leadership, among other topics, with CSN's David Kaplan.
The Cubs appealed to the ego, telling Anibal Sanchez he would be their primary building block – and not just another guy behind Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer with the Detroit Tigers.
While the Cubs wait for a conclusion to the Masahiro Tanaka situation and Jeff Samardzija trade rumors/extension talks wage on, fans mobbed the team's top prospects at the Cubs Convention.
All that buzz about Masahiro Tanaka helps create the illusion for Cubs fans that everything is going to be all right.