North Side November: Where Are the Chicago Cubs?

Posted: 26th November 2009 by TAB BAMFORD in MLB
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All is quiet on the northern front in Chicago baseball so far this winter. Which is odd, because Jim Hendry's last few winters have been highlighted by more big game hunting than a weekend with Ted Nugent. When a guy's resume includes bringing in names like Alfonso Soriano, Ted Lilly, Kosuke Fukudome and Milton Bradley, and when you consider how public Hendry's courtship of each player was, the fact that there hasn't been much of a peep from Hendry so far in November is intriguing to say the least. Yes, he traded Aaron Heilman to Arizona. And yes, he signed John Grabow to a two-year extension. But next to throwing around the salaries he's given Bradley, Fukudome and Soriano, these moves amount to about the same impact as breaking wind under water. There have been reports tha ...

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