Epstein: We need top of rotation starter

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Today, Theo Epstein talked to Chicago Cubs season ticket holders, telling them that the goal for 2015 was to contend for the National League Central division crown. In order to do this, the Chicago Cubs have to do some serious work on their team, because as things stand, the 2014 Continue reading Epstein: We need top of rotation starter

Dreamcast #37: The Chris Carpenter Thank Goodness That’s All It Cost Edition

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The Cubs need another starter, probably

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Here’s Bruce Levine with a near-Captain Obvious statement:   Cubs working the free agent pitching list for at least one more stater. — Bruce Levine (@MLBBruceLevine) January 28, 2014   I assume he means a “starter” because Bruce isn’t known for proofreading his tweets.  If we assume that Jeff Samardzija, Continue reading The Cubs need another starter, probably

Free Agent Targets: Scott Kazmir

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Dabynsky recently posted about his philosophy that the Cubs probably won’t do any more sign-to-flip pitcher acquisitions this offseason.  I find that viewpoint reasonable, but it might be modified given the following bit of news: Kazmir and Smith are both seeking more years than the Indians want to give. Cleveland Continue reading Free Agent Targets: Scott Kazmir

Always Something

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Tonight, Ken Rosenthal treated us to a gem of a tweet:   Sources: E. Santana seeking $100M, Nolasco $80M on five-year deals. Story: http://t.co/q8iNLosRrr — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) November 8, 2013   I was at the neighborhood Chipotle at the time, waiting entirely too long for a very underwhelming burrito, Continue reading Always Something