Updated: 6:45 p.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. You can only use youth as an excuse for so long.
Ian Stewart will not have it as good as he did last winter, when the Cubs handed him the third-base job after making him the centerpiece of a four-player trade with the Colorado Rockies.
The Cubs added to their catching depth on Thursday by signing Dioner Navarro, a one-time All-Star.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. The marketing department should put Jeff Samardzija front and center again. Hes got the long hair, tattoos, Notre Dame connection and blue-collar attitude.