The 37-year-old righty hit a snag in the offseason, and isn’t able to throw right now.
Archive for February, 2013
Yesterday’s big-ish Astros/A’s trade has me wondering about Jed Lowrie’s trade value vis a vis Darwin Barney’s.
He threw a pain-free 30-pitch bullpen session yesterday, and reportedly looked good.
The usual suspects are up at the top, but the Cubs get a pitcher in the top 100 and another infielder just outside the top 100.
The Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations takes on a variety of pressing topics.
In short, the Tribune wants all sides to come to a compromise. It’s a pretty reasonable position.
They’re going to have a whole lot of money to spend, especially when you consider what they’ve done in the past.
The 24-year-old righty, and former Red Sox farmhand, looks slightly better than your typical minor league free agent.
Among them: if the Cubs have governmental approval for a change at Wrigley, that change can’t be a violation of the agreement.
That’s as high of a ranking as you’ll see for the Cubs this year – and the highest we’ve seen in a long time.
As we’ve long suspected, he wasn’t behind the spending in 2007/2008.
There’s a big football game today, but there’s plenty of baseball to discuss.