Earlier this month, someone inside the Detroit organization told a reporter the Tigers "have to have him,"
With the White Sox adding David Robertson and Jeff Samardzija, the reigning AL Central champs didn't stand pat in San Diego.
The Cubs identified Shin-Soo Choo last year as a difference-maker who could be a good overpay, a left-handed hitter with on-base skills and lead-by-example traits.
Jason Hammel watched the Fourth of July fireworks show from Capitol Hill, right around the time Cubs president Theo Epstein put the finishing touches on a blockbuster trade with the Oakland
Even if everything hasn’t followed the “Moneyball II” script, this is exactly what Jeff Samardzija wanted: Playing games that matter. No more talking about the future.