MESA, Ariz. — Jason Hammel used air quotes to make his point: “I don’t want to be that guy that’s ‘flipped.’”
The Cubs missed on their top target in free agency (Masahiro Tanaka) and they’ve considered trading their best pitcher (Jeff Samardzija).
In Jeff Samardzija’s mind, signing Masahiro Tanaka would have silenced all that talk about the “R-word.”
MinorLeagueBall.com's John Sickels released his Top 20 (21) Cubs prospects for 2014
The Cubs won’t be looking to make a big splash as they head into Orlando for the winter meetings.