Next year is here.
When you give a man $155 million for six years with a chance to make $25 million more in Year 7, you have made a complex, multi-layered statement.
The Cubs have agreed to terms with former Cardinals closer Jason Motte on a one-year, $4.5 million deal, pending a physical, according to sources.
Check out photos of the Cubs introducing free-agent pitcher Jon Lester.
The Cubs wined Jon Lester. Sent his wife flowers. Even sent the avid hunter some camouflage hats with the Cubs logo.