If anything holds the Cubs back from spending it will be a QO from other teams that could possibly rob the Cubs of picks and international signing money.
The notion they are cheap is just ignorant. They were over the luxury tax 3 of the last 6 years and only 4 teams were over it as many times. They also signed big contracts with Heyward, Lester and Darvish, that are similar to what I am suggesting.
This might be legit. He has made some functional changes to his approach.I'm still trying to figure Happ out though. 2nd year in a row that Aug he blows up. He did that last year but the lack of PA made that blow up more than it was. This time it is basically the same blow up but adding 200 PA of underperforming is keeping it repressed.
Hes actually really lucky they tanked because it gave them the opportunity to make changes and let him play and struggle through it and learn at the MLB level. We'll see if it works out for him but he needed a situation like thisThis might be legit. He has made some functional changes to his approach.
This might be legit. He has made some functional changes to his approach.
It was expected for a adjustment period. The reason why the team lost so much was due to a shitty pen.Weirdly, even with that 2nd 11 game losing streak, now they are back to having the #9 pick in the draft.