NL Central Notes: Cubs, Cards, Weeks, Carpenter

We've already passed along several of Scott Boras' more newsworthy comments from Wednesday's scrum with reporters in Orlando, but one of the superagent's most notable barbs was reserved for the Cubs. Boras likened Chicago's rebuilding process to a lollipop that takes all day to dissolve, suggesting that a major-market team should be retooling more rapidly. Although team president Theo Epstein wasn't surprised by Boras' remarks, he declined to shoot back.

"We’re not going to get into a war of words with Scott other than to say the folks who work for the Cubs probably have a better understanding of our situation than he does," Epstein said, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times.

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4 Comments on "NL Central Notes: Cubs, Cards, Weeks, Carpenter"

Chris Lynn
1 year 8 months ago

Hmmmm… Maybe Scott Boras said that just because he has lost a major money club bidding on his free agents???? Just a thought… He lost leverage with a big market team not bidding on his over priced talent does not equate to his remarks being even remotely close to accurate….

1 year 8 months ago

I wear a Cubs hat and a Cubs Jersey. I don’t wear a Scott Boras hat or a Scott Boras Jersey!

1 year 8 months ago

In other news, car salesmen think that people aren’t buying cars fast enough.

1 year 8 months ago

Plus they always think their car is 10 times better than everyone elses.