I know that being a fan of the Cubs may not seem to be a very hopeful situation right now. After all, the team is on the verge of completing what has been a very disappointing season, with seemingly little hope due to payroll inflexibility caused by expensive, long-term contracts. But I'm here to tell you that all is not lost. Yes, on the surface, things may look bleak. But when you consider what our competition is facing as well as a new owner coming in, there may be some legitimate reason for optimism after all. First, the Cardinals, who had a great season, may lose Matt Holliday. He has almost single-handedly helped push the Redbirds into an NL Central cakewalk. He has hit .352/.410/.604 with an OPS of 1.014 since bring acquired by St. Louis. He is eligible to be a free agent following ...
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Article written by Bob Warja