The Cubs can afford to dream big, which is what they’re doing as they attempt to land Japanese two-way talent Shohei Ohtani, who could be the final piece to an already talented core should he choose to play in Chicago.
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The Cubs may have filled one of the holes in their starting rotation on Thursday, signing free-agent right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood to a three-year, $38 million contract.
Finding pitching has been the Cubs’ No. 1 priority this offseason, and it’s still tops on their list heading into the Winter Meetings next week. Could they also make a splash by signing two-way Japanese player Shohei Ohtani?
The Cubs met Shohei Ohtani on Tuesday, according to MLB Network’s Ken Rosenthal, and they made their pitch to the two-way Japanese superstar for why he should come to Chicago.
Could Shohei Ohtani pitch, hit and play the outfield for the Cubs? Manager Joe Maddon is definitely intrigued by the idea of having a two-way player.
The Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber and Anthony Rizzo were both active this weekend with their respective foundations.
The Cubs added bullpen depth on Friday, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with left-hander Dario Alvarez. The club did not announce the terms of the deal.
After five years, 77 saves and 296 appearances out of the bullpen, Hector Rondon’s tenure with the Cubs appears to have come to a close.
While the Cubs’ front office is focused on finding players for the 2018 season, the next phase of the renovation at Wrigley Field is underway, and this offseason’s work will result in new club box and field box seats, an improved concourse, more netting to protect fans and wider dugouts.
Shohei Ohtani is going to make someone’s offseason a sweeping success, and the Cubs hope to be the chosen team. Sure, they’ve got some disadvantages facing them. But if you count them out, then you haven’t been paying attention since the day Theo Epstein tugged on a Chicago Bears cap and boarded a flight to […]