Chicago Cubs: Starting to question the Cubs’ Way this offseason

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We need a pitcher, not a…

Jake Arrieta? Likely gone. I would say 90% chance of him leaving.

John Lackey? Is he coming back, or did we see the last of Lackey in a Cubs uniform? My money is on the latter.

So, the rotation as it stands right now is Jon Lester, Kyle Hendricks, and Jose Quintana. Three terrific players. And the team has room to sign another quality starter.

There was some talk of Yu Darvish earlier this offseason, but unless the Cubs sign Ohtani, I doubt Darvish comes to the Cubs.

Alex Cobb remains the name on the mind of Cubs’ fans. Adding Jim Hickey as pitching coach helps. Lance Lynn is out there. However, both are linked to the Rangers as well.

The next tier includes Tyler Chatwood and Jaime Garcia. If the Chicago Cubs want something better than those options, a trade is a must.