The Cubs tried to trade for Ben Zobrist before the Tampa Bay Rays flipped the super-utility player to the Oakland A’s in an arbitrage deal.
For his first tattoo, Javier Baez went with the Major League Baseball logo on the back of his neck.
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 front office is building the 2013 Opening Day roster without Brett Jackson, while the marketing department is putting him front and center promoting the Cubs Convention.
Remember when things seemed so daunting for the St. Louis Cardinals?