Tag: Spending

To spree, or not to spree...

We all have things we look forward to in the spring. Pitchers and catchers reporting, the first televised game of spring, and of course Opening Day. An odd quirk I’ve had since my childhood is keeping my eyes on the dormant ivy, eagerly awaiting those first visible pops of green. That’s usually a few weeks... Read more »

Will Cubs spend more money this offseason?

Will Cubs spend more money this offseason?
Most Cubs fans want the Cubs to rebuild their foundation and I am one of them, of course.   The Cubs have come a long way as far as building their farm system back up to respectability.  It’s a top 10 system by most accounts and it’s on the verge of becoming more than that.... Read more »

Ricketts and the New Cubs Spending Philosophy

Ricketts and the New Cubs Spending Philosophy
I’ve had a couple of excellent questions regarding Ricketts and the Cubs philosophy toward big spending from readers, so I’ve decided to write up a piece I’d been planning for a later date.  So far it’s hard to read Rickett’s long term plans for the Cubs, but thus far in the short term it’s apparent... Read more »
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