Paul Sullivan: The Yu Darvish trade is a cost-saving move — and it starts the undoing of the Cubs. So much for those ‘wheelbarrows of cash.’

CHICAGO — It all looked so good on paper. The new, expanded home clubhouse with plenty of space, flat-screen TVs and cryotherapy chambers. The chefs making healthier meals. The proliferation of mental skills coaches. The yoga instructor. The technological investments. The postgame dance-party room. Anything Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts could do to help the players succeed, he was willing to do it. And the more the Cubs won, the higher the ticket prices at Wrigley Field soared and the easier it became to sell exclusive club memberships, premium seating and rooftop parties. Not to mention …

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