Every team left Las Vegas with unfinished business. We have some suggestions on where they should go from here.
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With the winter meetings upcoming in Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, we look at the free-agent outfielder's quest for baseball's biggest contract.
Leaving no stone unturned after a disappointing end to the 2018 season, Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Tuesday that his offseason reading includes the book "Managing Millennials for Dummies."
Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer
Joe Maddon says the "National League Central Division is the best in all of baseball."
Working around a bloated budget, the Cubs might only target bullpen help with closer Brandon Morrow likely to miss the first month of 2019.
The Cubs are searching for their next David Ross, according to general manager Jed Hoyer, who says the team's lack of 2018 leadership was a miscalculation.
Jesse Rogers from ESPN Chicago talks to Buster Olney about the Cubs' expected activity at this week's Winter Meetings.
The winter meetings are underway in Bryce Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, where we're tracking all of the latest Bryce buzz all week long.
With every team looking to make moves in Las Vegas, here's a forecast of big trades and signings for each.
Chicago won the day in Las Vegas, as Harold Baines and Lee Smith were chosen for enshrinement in Cooperstown. The Hall of Fame's Today's Game Era Committee selected them at baseball's winter meetings.
Dan Mullen ESPN.com
The Today's Game committee got the Las Vegas edition of the winter meetings off to a festive start by electing both Harold Baines and Lee Smith to the Hall of Fame. The pair will join whomever makes it next month in Cooperstown next summer.
Chili Davis has been hired as hitting coach of the New York Mets after spending last season in that role with the Chicago Cubs.
A swap of 2016 World Series stars? Madison Bumgarner in Dodger blue? We play Let's Make A Deal, Las Vegas-style with moves we'd make if we were calling the shots at the winter meetings.
While some clubs will spend big money in Vegas, others are watching for when they can sign key players without busting their budgets.
The Chicago Cubs are likely to be without closer Brandon Morrow for the early portion of 2019 after he had elbow surgery.
With ownership not writing any blank checks, Theo Epstein enters the winter meetings exploring ways to improve the Cubs beyond just throwing money at their problems.
The Cubs have tendered a contract to shortstop Addison Russell, who is suspended for the first 40 games of next season for violating MLB's domestic violence policy.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Tommy La Stella slugged only .331 last year, but he got on base 34 percent of the time and is a left-handed bat with flexibility at 3B and 2B. He can compete for an everyday role with the Angels at either spot, depending on which one Zack Cozart plays. The others in the mix — Taylor Ward, David Fletcher and Luis Rengifo — are young and unproven.
Tommy La Stella, a fan favorite who set the Cubs' single-season record with 24 pinch hits last season, has been traded to the Angels, where he could earn everyday at-bats.
The Chicago Cubs and left-hander Kyle Ryan have agreed to a one-year contract.
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
The Cubs have acquired infielder Ronald Torreyes from the Yankees for cash considerations or a player to be named later. Torreyes, 26, has a .685 OPS in parts of 4 major league seasons, the last 3 with NY. He's primarily played 2b, SS and 3b. This is his first year of being arbitration eligible.
While this winter's crop searches for new homes, we look ahead to the big decisions that loom for some of the game's top stars -- Nolan Arenado, Chris Sale, Paul Goldschmidt and Gerrit Cole among them.
Reliever Jesse Chavez reportedly is re-signing with the Rangers, who traded him to the Cubs last season.
The top outfielder on the free-agent market is set to make big bucks. We put you in Bryce Harper's shoes. Where will you go?
Your favorite team probably isn't going to get Bryce Harper or Manny Machado. But another move -- maybe for a top pitcher -- could make all the difference this winter.