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What each team should do next after the winter meetings

ESPN Every team left Las Vegas with unfinished business. We have some suggestions on where they should go from here.
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Cubs' Maddon looking to better reach 'millennials'

ESPN 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.'
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Cubs GM: Filling veteran leadership void a priority

ESPN 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.
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Can budget-strapped Cubs solve need for late-game relief?

ESPN Working around a bloated budget, the Cubs might only target bullpen help with closer Brandon Morrow likely to miss the first month of 2019.
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Can cash-strapped Cubs solve need for late-game relief?

ESPN Working around a bloated budget, the Cubs might only target bullpen help with closer Brandon Morrow likely to miss the first month of 2019.
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Chicago legends Baines, Lee Smith picked for Hall

ESPN 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.
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Mets hire ex-Cubs hitting coach Chili Davis

ESPN Chili Davis has been hired as hitting coach of the New York Mets after spending last season in the role with the Chicago Cubs.
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Winter meetings moves for all 30 teams

ESPN With every team likely looking to make moves in Las Vegas, here's a forecast of big trades, salary swaps and high-impact signings for each of them.
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Buster's Buzz: Which teams are waiting to pounce on bargains?

ESPN While some clubs will spend big money in Vegas, others are watching for when they can buy key players without busting their budgets.
  • 8 days ago
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Surgery to delay season start for Cubs' Morrow

ESPN The Chicago Cubs are likely to be without closer Brandon Morrow for the early portion of 2019 after he had elbow surgery.
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Bryce Harper Watch: Who will land the superstar free agent?

ESPN The winter meetings are underway in Bryce Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, where we'll be tracking all of the latest Bryce buzz all week long.
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Kluber for Schwarber and more trades we want to see in Vegas

ESPN 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.
  • 9 days ago
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Cubs might have to get creative without budget for a winter splash

ESPN 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.
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Where things stand with Bryce Harper sweepstakes

ESPN 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.
  • 10 days ago
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Cubs tender contract to suspended SS Russell

ESPN The Cubs have tendered a contract to shortstop Addison Russell, who is suspended for the first 40 games of the season for violating MLB's domestic violence policy.
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