Found October 22, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
The Cubs are in a little bit of the same boat as the Astros, who I just talked about an hour ago. They're not looking to start throwing around more Soriano-esque contracts, but because of the loyal fanbase and the oodles of money the franchise brings in, they're in a better position to pay for free agents if necessary...not that they *will*, though. Needs You know what's pretty awesome about this Cubs team? They're trending younger at most of the offensive positions on the diamond. They're set for years at first base, shortstop, catcher, and possibly second base. The Cubs may be looking for a third baseman after Ian Stewart immensely struggled when healthy, which wasn't often this year, and former third overall draft pick Josh Vitters flopped in a month-long stint in the majors. At second base, Darwin Barney's bat is atrocious, but his glove makes him a capable starter. In the outfield though, things are a work in progress for the Cubs. Alfonso Sori...
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