Cubbies Crib: Morning Marquee 12/5


The Chicago Cubs made a move by signing left-handed reliever Wesley Wright on Wednesday. This is a big move for the Cubs’ bullpen because it gives left another lefty alongside James Russell. The Wrigley Field plaza beer, wine proposal by Ald. Tom Tunney was delayed at City Council but did get preliminary approval for more flexibility to schedule night games. Cubs president Theo Epstein was interviewed by a panel on CSN Chicago Sports Talk Live where he addressed the current state of the team and the team moving forward. Cubs add lefty Wright to bullpen mix

Chicago Tribune: Wrigley Field plaza beer, win plan delayed at City Council

Chicago Sun-Times: Post season coming as Cubs covet Masahiro Tanaka

Los Angeles Times: MLB Proposes cap on bids for Japanese players

CSN Chicago: Epstein: ‘We can’t make time move faster’

NBC Sports: Cubs are planning to shop starter Jeff Samardzija at next week’s MLB Winter Meetings

ESPN Chicago: Paul Konerko returning to White Sox

FOX Sports: Vogelsong officially signs $5 million, 1-year contract with Giants

Yahoo! Sports: Sources: Mariners, Dodgers amongst possible destinations for Rays’ David Price

CBS Sports: Yankees sign Kelly Johnson to one-year deal in $3M range

ESPN Boston: Put Granderson on Sox shopping list

New York Daily News: Sources: Upcoming showcase will present NY Mets, other clubs with another shortstop option

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