Parades over prospects

There are many great traditions that Cubs fans have.  Flying the W flag after wins.  Throwing opponents’ home runs back onto the field.  Checking out each other’s dongs at the troughs.1 And overvaluing prospects they’ve never seen play. Granted, the last one has been reinforced by the steady stream of really good young players who have arrived on the North Side over the past few seasons.  So, it hurt when the Cubs traded shortstop Gleyber Torres to the Yankees last year for three months of Aroldis Chapman.  But it hurt a lot less when Aroldis was a crucial part...

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