It comes with little shock that the Chicago Cubs are closely concerned gamers within the early goings of MLB’s free agent market. Possession and the highest brass all made public feedback on the finish of the 2022 MLB season that this is able to be the case.
Nevertheless, it comes as a little bit of a shock that first baseman José Abreu is the “primary precedence” according to 670 The Score’s Bruce Levine.
With traditionally high-tier choices accessible on the shortstop place and an excellent beginning pitching class, it’s attention-grabbing to notice that the Cubs would relatively prioritize a 35-year-old first baseman.
That is not a knock on Abreu who hit .304/.378/.446 with 15 residence runs in 2022, however for such a younger group, it appears prudent that they might prioritize youthful performs in free company.
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That being mentioned, Abreu doesn’t look like a candidate for regression, a minimum of within the brief time period. Subsequently, in the event that they add different gamers to the roster and the purpose of contending in 2023 is the purpose, Abreu might play a major position in serving to a younger group obtain its needs within the brief time period.
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