The Sporting News after informing readers about the likelihood of Willis staying put in FL this season they go on to report on our Cubbies chances at Willis:
"One N.L. manager says the Cubs' window is just about closed. "I love (G.M.) Jim Hendry, but he got pressured into making some of those deals over there. He felt like he had to get a leadoff man, but (Juan) Pierre just isn't the same player he was a few years ago. They gave up three arms for him, but I wouldn't have given up (RHP) Ricky Nolasco for Pierre straight up..."
full article here: http://www.sportingnews.com/yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=101444