I hope you all had a good New Year's Eve. Between gluttony at the Melting Pot and far too much whiskey, my stomach was pretty angry with me on New Year's Day.
From Comcast SportsNet
- CSN returns to action by taking a look at what the Cubs are up against in the NL Central.
From Cubs Den
- You should expect the front office to pull out all the stops to sign Masahiro Tanaka.
- Besides Tanaka, the new year could give the team the chance to pick up one or more starting pitchers on bargain deals.
- The Cubs Den put together their own 2014 Hall of Fame ballot.
- Anthony Rizzo is determined to build on the lessons he learned last season.
- Al wrote two articles. Jesse Rogers decided to tackle the best and worst of the 2013 Cubs in one fell swoop.
- This isn't super Cub specific, but Fangraphs had a nice write-up about studying team depth.
Today's food for thought
- Scientists say it's possible to blow up our Sun on purpose.
- A spidery spacecraft may be the first thing to soft-land on a comet.