It was a semi-surprising decision given the lack of pitching options in the market and in the upper minors, but it opens up possibilities.
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The start of the offseason process, loathe as we may be to start thinking about anything besides the World Series.
Work doesn’t stop, right?
The bullpen beast returns.
A very nice lefty arm to keep around.
More roster moves coming your way.
Some relief help (and more) is on the way.
Procedural maneuvering for two pitchers who weren’t going to make an impact this year, and whose future is cloudy.
Two new arms will be making their way up to the Cubs.
That’s the report from the Pacific Coast League.
Coghlan’s stint on the DL could theoretically open a spot for Tommy La Stella.
Trevor Cahill will thus stick around.
More depth, just in case. Thatcher was actually rather good last year.
The 30-year-old righty swingman was recently released by Arizona.