Yes, the Cubs lost to the Reds 6-2 at Wrigley Field last night. But that small fact isn’t even close to the biggest story in the Cubs organization from Monday.
Slow down. Calm yourself. Take a pill or adopt a billy goat as a pet. But please, please stop thinking the Cubs will win 90 games. They won’t win 80 and might be lucky to get past 70.
The Cubs and first-round draft pick Albert Almora have agreed to terms on a contract that includes a $3.9 million bonus
We’ve seen the Scott Boras hard-ball act before.
Here’s a look at the Cubs’ first three draft picks in 2012 First-Year Player Draft.
The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Almora batted .603 with six home runs and 34 RBI in 25 games for Mater Academy last season.