The Cubs are getting in position to make a huge splash.
That doesn’t mean everything has gone according to The Plan. It doesn’t guarantee a parade down Michigan Avenue.
There are still three weeks left until July 31, but the Cubs are already trying to fight off the trade-deadline hangover.
Addison Russell is a dealmaker for Anthony Rizzo.
WASHINGTON — Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer lifted his fingers and used air quotes for all the positive developments/rationalizations/talking points used by fans, the media and his co-workers.
MIAMI – Jeff Samardzija’s future will continue to dominate the talk around the Cubs, but don’t expect the breakthrough that keeps him on the North Side.