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.
In an industry flooded with new money, the Cubs continue to make smaller, safer bets on the free-agent market.
MESA, Ariz. Dale Sveum walked over and introduced himself to a young player leaving the batting cages, who shook his hand and joked: You just missed the laser show.
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DALLAS There wasnt any middle ground with Ron Santo. It was either joy or agony.