Monday, December 19, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, December 19, 2022 -- "Dansby Swanson and the Cubs"


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"So it’s not the years, and it’s not the money, it’s making a “big move” that doesn’t do what you need it to do, which is significantly improve the offense. The Cubs’ 2023 lineup is a feat of wishcasting, from Seiya Suzuki to Matt Mervis to Cody Bellinger, hoping a whole lot of players perform at or near the top of their ranges."