The picture above serves as quite the symbolism of the Cubs last year.
There were more empty seats than usual. Fans had empty feelings about the season and direction of the club. The players on the field were mostly empty promises that didn't exactly pan out.
But times have changed with the hiring of Theo Epstein and the activity thus far this MLB offseason.
One player left on the market that the Cubs have an eye on is Jorge Soler.
I'm on record saying that I don't believe the Cubs should sign the Cuban outfielder, but there are positives to signing him.
If the Cubs do go this route, here are 10 benefits of signing the 19-year-old Soler.