You can always tell when a player gives an interview to multiple writers.
From Comcast SportsNet
- With all the prospect hype, many are forgetting about Josh Vitters and Brett Jackson. Do you think that's with good reason?
- Welington Castillo won "Cub of the Year" at CSN's recent awards show.
- (Video, mostly) CSN talks about what the big headlines for the Cubs and White Sox will be this year.
- Sports Illustrated graded the Cubs' offseason. To the surprise of many, I imagine, the Cubs earned a "C."
From Cubs Den
- One of the writers is spraying to all fields, talking about Michael Sam and whether baseball executives would sign an openly gay athlete. Theo Epstein was one of the executives who was asked for an opinion.
- Even while most, seemingly, around here are ready to kick him to the curb, Donnie Murphy is confident the Cubs can bounce back this season.
- MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo thinks the Cubs' prospect trifecta of Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, and Albert Almora is the best triad of prospects in baseball.
- We've seen previews and tastes. But the Cubs' new spring training home is officially, totally unveiled.
- (Video) Donnie Murphy is looking forward to a fun competition for the third base job.
- (Video) Which Cubs do you think will be playing for other teams come July?
- The Cubs will audition a cast of thousands for roles on the mound.
- (Video) Theo Epstein talks about the new spring training facility.
- (Video) And so does Tom Ricketts.
- (Video) And Fergie Jenkins, too.
- Meanwhile, the Ricketts family is still looking for an agreement with the rooftops.
- Here's the Phoenix-area view of the Cubs' ribbon-cutting ceremony in Mesa.
- Fangraphs unleashed their Top-100 prospect list along with plenty of breakdown. They have the highest ranking I've seen for Kris Bryant, tabbing him sixth overall. Seven total Cub farmhands made the rankings: Javier Baez (4), Bryant (6), Albert Almora (21), Jorge Soler (49), Arismendy Alcantara (52), Pierce Johnson (77), and C.J. Edwards (78).
Today's food for thought