One night at the winter meetings, in the lobby of a Walt Disney World resort, a team official described Jeff Samardzija’s camp and Theo Epstein’s front office playing a game of chicken.
If the Cubs had one bullet to fire during the offseason, they weren’t going to use it on Jose Abreu, the rare big name on the international market they didn’t covet.
The St. Louis Cardinals copied the Wrigleyville blueprint, building rooftop decks outside Busch Stadium, trying to develop a neighborhood that can feel like a ghost town.
Kris Bryant hasn't even spent a full calendar year as a professional baseball player, but he's already looking and sounding like a seasoned veteran.
It seems like the Cubs spend all their time either talking up the future or trying to sell memories of Wrigley Field.