Originally posted on World Series Dreaming  |  Last updated 5/25/13
While the Cubs slog through the 2013 regular season, we continue to look towards the future.  Think about it rationally for a bit…even if they are going to come out of this funk and perform better than their record has suggested, they’ll still sell off this summer, including possibly a trade of Alfonso Soriano.  That is to reload the farm with prospects that will hopefully fill in the roster as the Cubs continue to rebuild. The other method, in addition to buying prospects off the foreign amateur free agent market, is the Rule 4 MLB Draft which starts on June 6th.  June 6th might turn out to be the Cubs’ version of “D-Day,” when they got the next big thing to turn this franchise around and go from pretender to contender.  We wrote about the draft at the beginning of the season.  The Cubs pick second and have some $ to spend:  The Cubs have exactly $10,556,500 to spend for these ten picks.  The most recent collective bargaining agreement dictates that the Cubs can spend overslot up to 5%
PLAYERS: Alfonso Soriano
TEAMS: Chicago Cubs
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