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.
As he’s in the midst of a postseason push, Adam Dunn hasn’t spent much time reflecting on the nearly four seasons he spent in Chicago.