-2006 Draft Choice Out of Options
“I really don’t care, to tell you the truth,” he said about the need to make the 25-man roster. “I’m very, very excited with how things are going and me being down there [in Arizona] since early November. How I’m working out, how I’m throwing the ball, how I’m throwing off the mound already, I’m very, very excited.
-Check Out The Newest Cub
According to Bruce Levine of ESPNChicago.com, Wellemeyer’s deal is worth $800,000 plus incentives if he makes the team out of spring training.
-Another South Paw
The Cubs drafted Luke Sommer fairly late, getting him in the 30th round of the 2007 draft. Initially he was an outfielder / first baseman, but his bat wasn’t up to that role. In 2008 the Cubs dedicated him purely to relieve pitching, and the change of position worked very well.
-Cubs Spring Ball on ESPN
March 24: Chicago White Sox vs. Cubs – 5 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
March 26: Chicago Cubs vs. Texas – 4 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
-Seattle GM Zduriencik Keeping Milton Bradley
“Obviously, there’s a legal process that Milton has to go through. As of right now, he’s a part of the organization, and we’re planning on him coming into spring training and competing for a job.”
-Would You Wear This Shirt?
A startling reader confession…