Chicago Cubs: Do you have a preference yet?
Where do we go from here? Which is the way that’s clear? We’re still lookin’ for that blue pinstriped ballplayer that will be the prettiest we’ve ever seen. We’re also hoping we see them swing and make Wrigley shake on the TV screen come next October.
It won’t be Jimmy Dean. It might be Manny Machado. It’s likelier it will be Bryce Harper. With Anthony Iapoce now in the fold as hitting coach, both would likely be great additions to the offense, but Harper would seem to fit seamlessly into what the Cubs have been all about during the last few years. It’s just a question of whether or not they want to spend the money at this point.
Regardless of free agent signings or megastars coming to Chicago, the hope is that Iapoce will lead the Cubs he knows and previously worked with (Willson Contreras, Kyle Schwarber, Kris Bryant, Albert Almora and Javier Baez), with whoever is brought in for 2019 back to the Promised Land and the previously reached heights of the 2016 offense.