Chicago Cubs: Travis Wood and the 5 Best Offseason Acquisitions

February 7, 2012 by  

The Cubs may have missed out on a chance to reel in two superstars who were on their radar for quite some time—Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder—but Theo Epstein's first offseason as President of Baseball Operations certainly shouldn't be viewed as a failure. 

So far, the former Red Sox GM has brought in several lesser-known role players who should have an instant impact with the team. 

His low-key approach is a departure from the big spending style of Jim Hendry, the Cubs' former GM, who was often ridiculed for dropping too much cash on aging, big-name free agents instead of using that money to build a solid, well-rounded ball club.

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