He probably hasn’t been on your list since the first week of the offseason, but there was a time when the Chicago Cubs were rumored to have interested in free agent lefty Jorge De La Rosa.
Then his contract demands were revealed – at least three years, at least $10 million per. So long, interest.
And, indeed, that’s about what De La Rosa got from the Rockies, who have re-signed the starter, according to the Denver Post.
Quality starting pitchers left on the market are few and far between, and none are likely to be headed to the Cubs.