The World Baseball Classic means the Cubs will have an extended stay in the desert.
In an industry flooded with new money, the Cubs continue to make smaller, safer bets on the free-agent market.
NEW YORK (AP) -- R.A. Dickey languished in the minors for 14 years, bouncing from one team to another before finally perfecting that perplexing knuckleball that made him a major league star.
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.
The Cubs have already targeted free agents and contacted their representatives to express interest.