“It’s part of the business.” Words have never rang so true when it comes to the feelings around Matt Szczur’s departure from the team. When Matt was DFA’d yesterday it was something that most within the organization knew was coming eventually. Of course, knowing it’s coming doesn’t make it any easier when it actually happens.
So, while we all understand certain moves are necessary to keep a club contending through the long season, it’s moments like these that help us understand the value of the friendships that exist among the players. Here’s Anthony Rizzo talking about Matt Szczur’s departure from the Cubs via Jesse Rogers at ESPN.