Same as the White Sox could use a right-hander in the rotation, they need a reliever capable of a big strikeout in the bullpen.
The Cubs are going to pay for leadership qualities.
The Cubs think Russell Martin could be the right player at the right time, the free-agent splash that makes sense because of his production, leadership and postseason experience.
After 16 years in the major leagues, Alfonso Soriano is calling it a career.
Rick Hahn’s sale pitch to free agents this offseason won’t be forced as it was a year ago.