Welcome to 2013, everyone... enjoy some football today. In the meantime, here are some baseball links.
From Comcast SportsNet
- Matt Garza guarantees he'll be ready to go on opening day.
- Garza also helped to recruit the latest addition to the Cub rotation - Edwin Jackson.
- 2012 is history... here are the 12 defining moments of the year for the Cubs.
From Cubs Den
- The positional analysis rolls along including looking at Ian Stewart and the third-base issues, Starlin Castro as the Cubs' rock at shortstop, the corner outfielders in one article, and center field, featuring the likes of Alfonso Soriano, Dave Sappelt, Nate Schierholtz, and David DeJesus.
- Some Cubs notes including: Garza's guarantee, Bruce Levine's obsession with Justin Upton, and whether Michael Bourn, Coco Crisp, and/or a couple of Cubans could become Cubs.
From the Chicago Tribune
- The Cubs are counting on newly hired Derek Johnson to tutor the organization's young pitchers.
- Carrie Muskat's mailbag includes comparing the Cubs' rotation options.
- Remembering Jimmy Farrell.
- David DeJesus and his wife will host a fashion fundraiser later this month. Here's the details.
Today's food for thought