In the midst of the offseason boredom the Cubs have somehow managed to snag a 30 year old Japanese man to play in the outfield. That may not sound exciting at first, but apparently he's really good and a lot of teams wanted him and he batted .351 last year in Japan. Read more here.
While this is actually huge, it's just hard for me to get excited right now. Probably because it's the middle of December and the Bears are sucking. Talk to me again in March and I'll probably be bouncing off the walls about it.
Also, we essentially traded Jock Jones for a double-A pitcher the other week. At least Fukudome makes up for that mindboggling transaction.