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SBD/January 17, 2014/Franchises
Cubs Alienating Fans In Peoria With Fan Caravan Changes, Relocation Of Single-A Team
Published January 17, 2014
GOING BEAR HUNTING: In Chicago, Gordon Wittenmyer notes the Cubs have "set aside a sizable chunk of their middle-of-the-pack payroll budget" to stay in the hunt for Japanese Pacific League Rakuten Eagles P Masahiro Tanaka, "sacrificing possible acquisitions early in the offseason to have the wherewithal to make a serious run." Sources said that the Cubs' front office is "making its strongest bid, based on the limits placed by a debt-strung, skittish-to-spend ownership." But the team "doesn't have the resources to be able to outspend big-ticket mistakes" (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 1/17).