ESPN and the dead tree folks aren't doing anything at this point.
From Comcast SportsNet
- Power hitters are in shorter supplies these days. The Cubs are trying to -- wait for it -- exploit that market inefficiency.
From Cubs Den
- I don't often link to the Anarchist's Brunch, but I thought some from the 'win now' crowd would enjoy the author's condemnation of prospectitis.
- Some winter meeting notes: More Shark rumors and Jed Hoyer talks payroll.
- This was reported here already when the Cubs' spring-training schedule was posted, but here are a few more details from the Arizona Republic on the report that the Cubs' new spring training home will be known as "Cubs Park"... until it isn't. Also noted is the official "grand opening" date, before spring training begins.
Today's food for thought