In the mid-to-late stages of their rebuilding process, the Cubs are in for an interesting offseason. They’re in no position to make a major splash as the front office has noted, but some subtle moves could keep the wheels of progress moving in the right direction. 

With areas of need aplenty on the major league squad, there are plenty of under-the-radar moves that could help the team for both 2014 and beyond. Based on positional need, past performance and organizational fit, these are the five free agents best suited to fit into the Cubs’ plans in 2014 and possibly past that point. 

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