The national media crowned the Cubs and White Sox as the kings of the winter meetings, teasing fans with the idea Chicago could become the epicenter for October baseball.
At the beginning of the year, Joe Maddon cautioned that with such a young Cubs team, not every win would look like oil paintings.
Jeff Samardzija’s offseason prospects aren’t very good right now.
A free agent at the conclusion of this season, Samardzija was rocked in a third straight start on Friday afternoon.
It doesn't matter if the Cubs arrived a year early in the rebuild or not.
CINCINNATI — The Cubs have to take care of business against teams like the Cincinnati Reds, should-be sellers that can market 40 percent of their rotation (Johnny Cueto, Mike Leake), maybe even 10