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Cubs made the right, albeit risky, call in signing Clint Frazier

The MLB lockout has begun. We have a labor stoppage for the first time in 26 years – but before the doors slammed shut between the league and the MLBPA, the Chicago Cubs made several moves of varying degrees of significance. On Tuesday morning, the Cubs signed veteran catcher Yan Gomes to a two-year deal […] Cubs made the right, albeit risky, call in signing Clint Frazier - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News, Rumors, and Fan Community
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Chicago Cubs: What does the Yan Gomes signing mean for Willson Contreras?

On Monday morning, the Chicago Cubs signed veteran catcher Yan Gomes to a two-year, $13 million deal with an option for a third year. The move definitely raised eyebrows because Gomes has been a starting catcher for majority of his career, something the Cubs already have. So the question being asked is, what does this […] Chicago Cubs: What does the Yan Gomes signing mean for Willson Contreras? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News, Rumors, and Fan Community
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The Yan Gomes signing by the numbers

The Yan Gomes signing by the numbers

Yan Gomes catches a foul ball in September | Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports A statistical look at the Cubs new (backup?) catcher One of the more infuriating offseason facts of Cubs fandom over the last few years has been the front offices’ absolute refusal to sign a multi-year free agent deal with a position player. It was all about flexibility, you see. Team control was running out on the core, and the Cubs needed to always be prepared to sell if they weren’t competitive at the deadline. The last non-pitcher the Cubs inked for more than a year was Daniel...
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The Cubs signed catcher Yan Gomes. Does this mean Willson Contreras will be traded?

The Cubs signed catcher Yan Gomes. Does this mean Willson Contreras will be traded?

“Hang on just a sec here!” | Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The answer might not be the one you expect. As we reported here yesterday (thanks again Ashley!), the Cubs have signed catcher Yan Gomes to a two-year deal worth a reported $13 million. Right away, of course, that led to comments of “Welp, guess that means Willson Contreras is on the trade block.” This tweet didn’t help matters: …— Willson Contreras (@WContreras40) November 30, 2021 You know what I think of that tweet, which got a tremendous amount of attention? One of two...
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Cubs sign veteran catcher Yan Gomes to two-year contract

Cubs sign veteran catcher Yan Gomes to two-year contract

Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/ The deal is worth a reported $13 million. The hot stove is smoking as teams participate in an early offseason scramble to sign free agents ahead of the December 1 tender deadline, at which point we may see a lockout. It appears that front offices around baseball have tacitly agreed that this means sign early and sign often in terms of free agents, and the Cubs have made a few small moves, but now appear to be gearing up for more. On Tuesday morning, Jeff Passan confirmed that the Cubs were in agreement with a two-year, $13 million deal with...
Cubbies Crib Nov 30, 2021

Chicago Cubs make key pick-up, sign Yan Gomes to two-year deal

The Chicago Cubs have finally done what their fans have desperately wanted them to do for days now…something. Tuesday morning Jeff Passan announced the Cubs signed veteran free agent catcher Yan Gomes to a two-year, $13 million deal. Gomes, 34, was an All-Star with Cleveland in 2018 and won the Silver Slugger award in 2014. […] Chicago Cubs make key pick-up, sign Yan Gomes to two-year deal - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News, Rumors, and Fan Community

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