The 29-year-old righty dealt with shoulder issues last year.
Month: January 2014
Among the better “lesser” pitching options on the market.
Quite a few pitchers in the top 14, actually. So that’s nice.
More context for Jimenez’s 2013 success really frames his free agency in a different way.
There was a decent-sized gap in the ask and the offer. Has it been closed? And what about a long-term deal?
Beeler has always been an interesting, if not compelling, pitching prospect. Will things be different in 2014?
The Blue Jays missed on a couple earlier deals, so they continue to wait. So does the market.
Accumulating young players and prospects isn’t solely about dreaming on their future productivity.
Fans of baseball are getting older and older, and viewership continues to recede.
But it doesn’t sound like anyone expects the Cubs to actually entertain it.
The Cougars have released their theme night schedule. Ah, minor league fun.
As encouraging as the starting situation looks, the depth and future are terrifying.
The recently-acquired outfielder gets $2 million for 2014.
What little remains of the offseason will likely be all about pitching.
The Cubs were, at one time, interested, but maybe this is a better fit for Baker.
After reviewing more provisions of the agreement, the Cubs’ position appears a touch stronger.
Pierce Johnson doesn’t make the cut on this one, but Jorge Soler is much higher than on other lists.
The price was extremely high in December. Not sure there’s any reason for it to come down just yet.
The Cubs’ pitching coach is happy about the depth the Cubs can now afford him, but is that enough?
There’s another quality arm on the market now. What does it mean for the Cubs?
Anthony Rizzo projects to be quite good, as does … Javier Baez?
Although he’s a smaller guy, Black can pump it up there with the best of ’em. Future reliever? Maybe not.
Up from the five-spot last year, behind the Astros, Twins, and Pirates.
Are the Cubs in a good position to add outfield signage? How much does the contract really matter?
The best ceiling in the minors? The best future player in the bigs? Is this all too much?
The Cubs are signaling an intention to proceed with the right field sign. So what happens now?