Why can’t the Cubs build a good farm system while also putting out a decent big-league product?
The Cubs appealed to the ego, telling Anibal Sanchez he would be their primary building block – and not just another guy behind Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer with the Detroit Tigers.
While the Cubs wait for Masahiro Tanaka to make The Decision, everyone is wondering where the money is going and if they have what it takes to close the megadeal.
It could be game over for the superstation that made the Cubs a national team and turned Wrigley Field into a huge tourist destination.
One year ago, they made a Cubs Convention splash, unveiling all those cool futuristic drawings of a Wrigley Field tricked out with party decks, luxury suites and a Jumbotron.