The Cubs will make their pitch to Masahiro Tanaka, the Japanese ace who could shake up their competitive timeline and instantly become a marquee attraction at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs won’t be looking to make a big splash as they head into Orlando for the winter meetings.
Does anyone even remember when Joe Girardi was supposedly tempted by the Cubs job?
Expect the Cubs to name their new manager by Thursday, at the latest.
White Sox pitcher Chris Sale has been excluded from a top-three finish for the American League Cy Young award.