The usual slim Monday edition hopefully gives way this week to more content coming from the general-manager meetings.
From Comcast SportsNet
- Baseball America had some nice things to say about Cub prospects. Some of you have discussed this elsewhere.
- Theo Epstein is pleased with the organization's progress. And the team president is ready to add to that progress in free agency.
- Can a newcomer to the Cubs, like Rick Renteria, ever be truly ready for all things Cub?
From Cubs Den
- Others have thrown this name out there, but here's more support for Mick Gillispie to join Pat Hughes in the radio booth.
- The GM meetings are under way. Here's what you can expect this week, including possible moves in the Cub bullpen.
- Rick Renteria thinks the future is now for the team's young players.
- The Cubs are officially looking for a new hitting coach as James Rowson has rejoined the New York Yankees.
From the Chicago Sun-Times
- Don't expect Theo Epstein to gamble on free agents this winter.
From the Daily Herald
- As baseball GMs gather, the Cubs have a lot of holes to fill.
Today's food for thought