Chicago Cubs: Talent Evaluation Nowhere To Be Found

August 6, 2009 by  

Many writers, both those of the professional variety and those of us that write for sites like Bleacher Report, have put words on paper to release some of our frustration with the winter plan Chicago Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry put into action before the current season.

I'd like to take a moment to examine two players, one on the Cubs and one playing elsewhere, to highlight some differences between an organization that can, and actively does, evaluate talent and the opposite, the Chicago Cubs.


Player A

  • 27 years old; 6'1", 195 lbs
  • Bats/Throws: right
  • Plays second and third base
  • Batting average: .319
  • On-base percentage: .367
  • ...

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