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Feb 19, 2017
Rotoworld
Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Sunday that Mike Montgomery and Brett Anderson will each get a chance to pitch in the first week of spring training games.
CSN Chicago 17 hours ago

Cubs envisioning ‘hybrid' roles for Mike Montgomery and Brett Anderson

Joe Maddon said that the Cubs are picturing a hybrid situation for southpaws Mike Montgomery and Brett Anderson in the mix for the fifth-starter job.
Chicago Sun-Times 20 hours ago
If all healthy, Cubs plan to open season with 6 starting pitchers

If all healthy, Cubs plan to open season with 6 starting pitchers

Lefties Brett Anderson and Mike Montgomery would share the fifth spot and occasionally both work as part of an intermittent six-man rotation.
Chicago Sun-Times Feb 22, 2017
5th-starter candidate Mike Montgomery to start Cubs spring opener

5th-starter candidate Mike Montgomery to start Cubs spring opener

Montgomery starts Saturday vs. the A's in the home half of a split-squad doubleheader; Brett Anderson, also vying for the fifth job, starts Monday.
Outside Pitch Feb 21, 2017

Brett Anderson vs Mike Montgomery: Who will earn the fifth spot in the Chicago Cubs rotation?

There are many storylines that will be closely followed throughout the Chicago Cubs camp in Spring Training, but one of the more intriguing ones will be the battle for the fifth spot in the starting rotation. The two candidates battling it out to be the final member of the rotation will be reliever-turned-starter Mike Montgomery, and […] The post Brett Anderson vs Mike Montgomery: Who will earn the fifth spot in the Chicago Cubs rotation? appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Northwest Herald Feb 20, 2017

Chicago Cubs' Brett Anderson hopes to win 5th starter role

MESA, Ariz. — Brett Anderson says he likes Cubs fans, and he wants Cubs fans to like him, too.
CSN Chicago Feb 20, 2017

Why Brett Anderson called Cubs fans ‘f------ idiots’ and loves the idea of pitching at Wrigley Field

MESA, Ariz. On an October night where you could literally feel Wrigley Field shaking, Brett Anderson fired off a message on his personal Twitter
Sacramento Bee Feb 20, 2017

All kidding aside, Brett Anderson feels healthy enough to win fifth spot in Cubs rotation

The perspiration poured through left-hander Brett Anderson's thick beard on a sunny but cool Monday morning after an injury-free bullpen session. "I could sweat in a snowstorm," said Anderson, who …
Rotoworld Feb 19, 2017

Montgomery and Anderson to pitch first week - Mike Montgomery (S) Chicago Cubs

Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Sunday that Mike Montgomery and Brett Anderson will each get a chance to pitch in the first week of spring training games.
numberFire Feb 15, 2017
Don't Sleep on Brett Anderson in Fantasy Baseball

Don't Sleep on Brett Anderson in Fantasy Baseball

Anderson has battled injuries for much of his career, but if he can stay on the mound, his high-contact approach seems perfectly suited for the Cubs.
Chicago Sun-Times Feb 13, 2017
After championship finish, Cubs’ Montgomery ready to start again

After championship finish, Cubs’ Montgomery ready to start again

Mike Montgomery threw the final pitch in the Cubs' World Series-championship run. Now he battles Brett Anderson for a starting job in spring training.
Sacramento Bee Feb 12, 2017

Cubs hope late-winter insurance protects rotation from rigors of season

What was perceived as a luxury late in 2016 may become a necessity as the Cubs prepare to defend their World Series title. The late-winter acquisitions of pitchers Brett Anderson, …
CSN Chicago Feb 2, 2017

Cubs Talk Podcast: Kyle Hendricks, Carl Edwards Jr. and the state of Cubs pitching staff

CSNChicagos Kelly Crull and Tony Andracki assess the state of the Cubs pitching staff after acquiring Eddie Butler and Brett Anderson over the last few weeks.
Boston Herald Jan 27, 2017
Cubs agree to $3.5 million, 1-year deal with Brett Anderson

Cubs agree to $3.5 million, 1-year deal with Brett Anderson

CHICAGO — The World Series champion Chicago Cubs added pitching depth, finalizing a $3.5 million, one-year contract with left-hander Brett Anderson on Thursday.Anderson, who can make an additional $6.5 million in bonuses based on starts, figures to compete with Mike Montgomery for the fifth spot in the rotation behind Jon Lester, Kyle Hendricks, Jake Arrieta and John Lackey. Anderson has dealt with several injuries during eight big league seasons and was limited to three starts and one relief appearance with the Los Angeles Dodgers last year.Anderson was sidelined until August because of...
Northwest Herald Jan 27, 2017

Cubs agree to $3.5 million, 1-year deal with Brett Anderson

CHICAGO – The World Series champion Chicago Cubs added pitching depth, finalizing a $3.5 million, one-year contract with left-hander Brett Anderson.
Sacramento Bee Jan 26, 2017

Cubs agree to 1-year deal with left-hander Brett Anderson

The World Series champion Chicago Cubs added pitching depth, finalizing a one-year contract with left-hander Brett Anderson. Anderson figures to compete with Mike Montgomery for the fifth spot in the …

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