Found April 24, 2013 on World Series Dreaming:
With the Chicago Cubs, fans always talk about the team being in a big market with a strong fan base and lots of funds coming in. There is some truth to that, but there are some details that we should probably discuss as well. Today, Cubs President of Baseball Operations was on the Score and the Born on 3rd Cubs Blog was gracious enough to provide some tweets from the interview: Theo “Revenue is everything, we want to get to the point to be able to afford $150-$200 million free agent” — Born on 3rd CubsBlog (@BornOnThirdCubs) April 24, 2013 Gist of the Theo interview….the #Cubs do not have the money to compete at the #MLB level right now. — Born on 3rd CubsBlog (@BornOnThirdCubs) April 24, 2013   That’s kind of a dire situation.  At the same time, the Ricketts family is very wealthy and have dedicated themselves to investing in Wrigley Field and the Cubs, but one has to understand that they didn’t get wealthy by being stupid with their money.  And of course, there is a company line ...
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