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The Red Sox have DFAd Franchy Cordero. Should the Cubs pounce?

I completely dig the premise of the DFA and waiver wires in Major League Baseball, more from the perspective of “Which guys make sense analytically?” than “Somebody lost their job.” Each of us, through our experiences, have a sort of player we’d be more lenient toward. Familiarity and a “perception of future success” play in heavily. On Thursday, as garbage trucks rolled through my neighborhood, Franchy Cordero was designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox. Should Cordero be a Cubs post-season target?

As with many similar situations, it’s more complex than a simple “thumbs-up or thumbs-down” argument.