They told him the phone call would come between 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. A call Frank Thomas has been dreaming about for as long as he can remember.
But it wasn't coming.
The Cubs had been rumored to be in the market for a backup catcher to current starter Welington Castillo. Now they have one.
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Cubs don’t plan to make a huge investment in a free-agent catcher like Brian McCann or Jarrod Saltalamacchia.