Jason McLeod surely wonders what it would be like to run his own team someday, and he understands why the questions are being asked now.
The Chase Utley situation sounds like something the Cubs went through during their teardown years, a fading All-Star player using his hard-earned no-trade rights to get what he wants.
The ball has been in Chase Utley’s court, trying to come up with an exit strategy from the Philadelphia Phillies.
Chase Utley – a six-time All-Star second baseman and a World Series champion with the Philadelphia Phillies – is the biggest name the Cubs have been linked to in a potential August trade.
The Cubs are looking to deal, but trading for Cole Hamels by the July 31 deadline still sounds like a long shot.