In an industry flooded with new money, the Cubs continue to make smaller, safer bets on the free-agent market.
Scott Baker missed the entire 2012 season and wont throw from a mound again until the middle of December at the earliest. He couldnt even showcase himself with a bullpen session.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. Step outside the Hyatt Regency and there are palm trees and sweeping views of the mountains set against a blue sky.
When reports started to surface last Friday that the Cubs and Angels were involved in serious discussions about a Carlos Marmol for Dan Haren trade, several reports considered the deal a foregone c
Going after Dan Haren shows that the Cubs will look into everything. They have money to burn, but dont want to commit long-term, and arent opposed to rental players.