With so much turnover coming in the bullpen, should the Cubs hang onto one of their few reliable arms from 2017?
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I’m not comparing the two as players, mind you, but it’s something that came across my radar.
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A three-team trade proposal that totally makes sense for the Giants and Marlins, but extremely not-so-much for the Cubs.
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At worst, it’s just not an advisable path. At best, maybe it’s a cheap fifth starter bridge situation? Maybe? Maybe?
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Some cost certainty would be nice, if nothing else, given the financial decisions that come on the horizon.
A 30-year-old righty with past experience with Cubs coaches and a solid, steady track record? Sounds good to me.
Kyle Schwarber was a little above average overall last year at the plate, but there’s one area where he fell far shy of average.