Chicago Cubs: Bold predictions for the upcoming offseason

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Oct 21, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs fans wave rally towels in the sixth inning in game four of the NLCS at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

With the 2015 season in the rear-view mirror and free agency just around the corner, Theo Epstein and the rest of the Chicago Cubs front office is looking at what needs to be done to the roster in order to take the next step in the National League.

After a very successful 2015, finishing third in the major leagues in wins and making a trip to the NLCS, the young Cubs will be hungry to advance further next season with a trip to the World Series. In order to do so, the Cubs will need to address their needs through trade and free agency.

With that in mind, here are five bold predictions for the Cubs 2015 offseason.

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