Astros Signing Free Agent Righty Jake Odorizzi

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Astros Signing Free Agent Righty Jake Odorizzi

Chicago Cubs

It has felt for a while like Jake Odorizzi, the top free agent left on the market, would wind up heading to the Cardinals on a bargain deal. The fit and need were obvious, and also I’m just paranoid like that.

But with the Astros suffering a serious injury in the rotation, they got aggressive to get Odorizzi in the door:

Odorizzi seems like he still has some really sizable untapped upside, so I’m glad it wasn’t the Cardinals.



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.