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Aug 26, 2023; New York City, New York, USA; Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (17) at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports

One overlooked factor when it comes to Shohei Ohtani not signing with the Chicago Cubs

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This latest Shohei Ohtani report should make Chicago Cubs the favorites

Chicago Cubs still in on another Japanese superstar

Chicago Cubs Rumors: Shohei Ohtani to land $600MM deal

Sep 17, 2023; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels two-way player Shohei Ohtani (17) sits in the dugout during the MLB game against the Detroit Tigers at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports

MLB Insider provides updates on Chicago Cubs offseason targets Shohei Ohtani and Juan Soto

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MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - AUGUST 31: A view of the Chicago Cubs logo in the second inning of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field on August 31, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Cubs defeated the Twins 3-1. (Photo by David Berding/Getty Images)

Chicago Cubs rumored to be among favorites to sign pitcher Yoshinbou Yamamoto

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Sep 17, 2023; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels two-way player Shohei Ohtani (17) in the dugout during the MLB game against the Detroit Tigers at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Cubs are reported finalist for Shohei Ohtani

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Nov 13, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Craig Counsell speaks as he is introduced as a new Chicago Cubs manager during a press conference in Chicago. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

3 under the radar signings the Chicago Cubs can make for 2024

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Sep 27, 2023; New York, NY, USA; New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso (20) doubles during the eighth inning against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

What would it take to bring Pete Alonso to the Chicago Cubs

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Apr 9, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins (17) tips his hat before the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Cubs should prioritize Rhys Hoskins in free agency

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Jun 19, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; A member of the grounds crew wipes off the Chicago Cubs' on deck logo prior to a game against the San Diego Padres at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

3 players the Chicago Cubs need to trade for during the offseason

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Aug 30, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (17) hits an RBI single against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports

6 moves the Chicago Cubs must make to dominate the NL Central

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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JUNE 20: Dylan Cease #84 of the Chicago White Sox delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers at Guaranteed Rate Field on June 20, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Cubs: Dylan Cease comes back in one of these 3 wild trades

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Sep 29, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Dylan Cease (84) delivers a pitch against the San Diego Padres during the first inning at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Cubs should be looking to acquire Dylan Cease

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ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA - JULY 21: Shohei Ohtani #17 of the Los Angeles Angels after giving up a home run against Ji Man Choi #91 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fourth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 21, 2023 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Cubs Rumors: Chicago is actively pursuing Shohei Ohtani

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ST PETERSBURG, FLORIDA - JUNE 09: Tyler Glasnow #20 of the Tampa Bay Rays delivers a pitch to the Texas Rangers in the first inning at Tropicana Field on June 09, 2023 in St Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

Chicago Cubs: 3 insane trade packages for Tyler Glasnow

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MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - JUNE 09: Craig Counsell #30 of the Milwaukee Brewers looks on in the seventh inning against the Oakland Athletics at American Family Field on June 09, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images)

Chicago Cubs made a brilliant decision with Craig Counsell

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MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - SEPTEMBER 11: Tyler Glasnow #20 of the Tampa Bay Rays delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning at Target Field on September 11, 2023 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by David Berding/Getty Images)

Now the Chicago Cubs should trade for Tyler Glasnow

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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - JULY 15: Manager Craig Counsell #30 of the Milwaukee Brewers looks on before the game against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park on July 15, 2022 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Cubs News: Chicago hires Craig Counsell as their new manager

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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JULY 17: Cody Bellinger #24 of the Chicago Cubs is congratulated by Marcus Stroman #0 of the Chicago Cubs after scoring against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on July 17, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images)

Cubs News: Cody Bellinger and Marcus Stroman decline 2024 options

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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - DECEMBER 21: President Jed Hoyer of the Chicago Cubs speaks to the media during the introductory press conference for Dansby Swanson at Wrigley Field on December 21, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

The 2024 Chicago Cubs can absolutely be the 2023 Texas Rangers

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Cubs News: Cody Bellinger is the NL Comeback Player of the Year

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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - MAY 09: Dansby Swanson #7 of the Chicago Cubs rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Jack Flaherty #22 of the St. Louis Cardinals during the third inning at Wrigley Field on May 09, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

3 Chicago Cubs nominated for Silver Slugger Award

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3 Chicago Cubs players who won’t be back in 2024

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SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Juan Soto #22 congratulates Manny Machado #13 of the San Diego Padres after his two run homerun during the eighth inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at PETCO Park on September 22, 2023 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

The Chicago Cubs should absolutely be going for Juan Soto

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HOUSTON, TEXAS - OCTOBER 26: Dusty Baker Jr. speaks to the media as he announces his retirement from manager of the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on October 26, 2023 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Cubs News: Dusty Baker is officially retiring from MLB

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MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 03: Brandon Woodruff #53 of the Milwaukee Brewers is introduced before Game One of the Wild Card Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at American Family Field on October 03, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

This Cubs’ rival is already dealing with a bad injury for 2024

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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - AUGUST 30: Dansby Swanson #7 and Ian Happ #8 of the Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field on August 30, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

3 Chicago Cubs players nominated for the Gold Glove Award

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