Dear Chicago Cubs Fans.
I know it's hard to deal with that the core of the Chicago Cubs are gone. The heart and soul of the Chicago Cubs has been traded away. Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant and Javy Baez meant something more to the city of Chicago. We grew up watching them and we took them in with open arms. Yes, It's going to be hard to imagine a line up without them. We associate the good memories with them. The Good Times.
When Anthony Rizzo was traded to the Cubs, he was the guy.
At the moment, we knew some magic was going to happen.
Adding Kris Bryant and Javy Baez added some fuel to the fire.
The last time either of these guys were not in the lineup was June 25, 2012. There comes a time when you have to let go....
It feels like a piece of our heart has been ripped Into shreds. It may not seem like much now, but this had to be done. If it were up to me, I would have loved to keep them all. This is the core, and we build from it.
With contracts expiring and the current state of the Chicago Cubs, the organization wanted to be a winning team. Yes, The Chicago Cubs won the World Series In 2016, but to stay at the top is very hard! Getting knocked out in the playoffs each time after wards was not suffice. These players deserve to be somewhere where they have a chance to compete to get another ring.
In the Off-season, there will be cash to spend and maybe, just maybe we might get one or two back. Our farm system was not looking too good and we needed some younger players. With these trades, we do have some prospects and who knows, we might be back in the playoffs In 2023.
Thanks for the memories, Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant and Javy Baez. You will be forever Cubs In my mind. To the future of the Cubs, I hope we can cultivate the next generation of stars to take it to the next level.