The Cubs are still looking to upgrade at catcher after losing the Russell Martin sweepstakes.
The Cubs made a huge splash when they hired Joe Maddon, giving the celebrity manager a five-year, $25 million contract and immediately raising expectations around the Wrigley Field construct
The 2014 Cubs season was a mixture of horror, hooray & hope.
The Cubs like Russell Martin’s all-around game. He’s an All-Star catcher who’s gone to the playoffs with the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates.