Today is Don Cooper's 58th birthday. Also, this day in 2003, the White Sox acquired Bartolo Colon in a trade with the Expos.
In an industry flooded with new money, the Cubs continue to make smaller, safer bets on the free-agent market.
There was a time where Rick Hahn seemed to be the medias favorite to be the next Cubs general manager.
The long-running Ryan Dempster drama finally came to a close on Tuesday, with the Cubs trading their Opening Day starter to the Rangers just before the non-waiver deadline.