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Now that Spring Training is a small blip on the horizon, I figure we might as well start blogging again. Hopefully the 4 daily readers we have are still with us! When people compare teams, they generally look at their…

I was on BP Wrigleyville the other day, looking at this fine article written by Isaac Bennett, about the 25th man on the roster. You should read the whole thing, but the relevant bit follows: Matt Szczur Path to the…

BP used to have KG, Parks, Rubio ect. Now we are reading about how front offices need to be like Darpa. *makes wanking motion until I die — Dylan Jones (@Dylanj85) January 28, 2016 This made me laugh, if only because…

The offesason obviously isn't over yet, but I thought I'd take a look over what everyone in the division has been up to. Before the Heyward signing my baseball-related focus was pretty much on what the Cubs would do (and…

The St. Louis Cardinals got screwed. Let's wind the clock back to November 17, 2014. The Cardinals trade Tyrell Jenkins and Shelby Miller for Jason Heyward (and Jordan Walden). At the time, it seemed like a slight overpay – on…

Well. That sure was fun. Although the Theo & Jed may not be done swinging deals yet (rumors include trading for a cost controlled, young starter and/or a CF), we can take a look at how the New-Look-Cubs project for…

The Cubs had a busy week and it's been awhile since I updated the payroll chart. The contract terms for Jason Heyward aren't yet available so I just used his annual average value of the contract. Player 2016 2017 2018…

It appears as though the Cubs have signed Jason Heyward.  Multiple sources indicate Heyward has indeed chosen Cubs over Cards, Nats. — Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) December 11, 2015 And from Heyman. Cubs get heyward — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 11,…

Jason Heyward talks progressing, sources tell @Ken_Rosenthal and me. #Cubs, #STLCards, others among finalists to sign him. @FOXSports — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) December 10, 2015 If the Cubs do in fact sign Heyward, are they the best team in baseball…