Cubbies Crib 2/4 Morning Marquee: Davis, Puig and Big Papi


Nov 2, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; A Boston Red Sox fan holds a sign for

David Ortiz

during the World Series parade and celebration. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

With the Super Bowl officially in the books and the Seattle Seahawks named the champions of the NFL, we can all turn our attention where it rightly should be – Spring Training.

Some of the latest news from the weekend includes the Baltimore Orioles GM saying the team offered first baseman Chris Davis a long-term contract, Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig apologizing for his recent reckless behavior and the prospect of the Boston Red Sox offered designated hitter and franchise player David Ortiz the additional year he seeks.

“VP: O’s offered Chris Davis deal.” — ESPN

“How long can the Braves afford their young core?” — Atlanta Journal Constitution

“Will David Ortiz’s post-38 production warrant extended contract?” — Boston Herald

“Yasiel Puig apologizes to fans.” — ESPN

“Energized Marlins ready to embark on uphill climb.” —

For the latest from the baseball world, stay tuned to Cubbies Crib and Call to the Pen throughout the week.