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Cubs' big-money decisions start with Jake Arrieta

Cubs' big-money decisions start with Jake Arrieta
MLB Trade Rumors Feb 19, 2017

NL Notes: Cubs, Weaver, Reds, Mets, Nats

Whether the Cubs extend right-hander Jake Arrieta prior to free agency next winter will be up to president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer, chairman Tom Ricketts told Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune. “They have the right perspective on what they have to put a great team on the field…
Call to the Pen Feb 17, 2017

Chicago Cubs: Jake Arrieta Still Open to Extension, But Is It in the Cards?

Jake Arrieta remains willing to talk about a new deal, but are the Chicago Cubs likely to pay what it would take to keep him, whether now or next offseason? Upon arriving at Chicago Cubs spring camp, pitcher Jake Arrieta may have received more attention for his new tattoo, the result of a losing College World […] Chicago Cubs: Jake Arrieta Still Open to Extension, But Is It in the Cards? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
CSN Chicago Feb 16, 2017

CubsTalk Podcast: The Montero/Maddon tension and Jake Arrieta’s freshly-inked right butt cheek

Patrick Mooney calls in from Arizona to chat with Tony Andracki, Scott Changnon and Jeff Nelson about the Miguel Montero/Joe Maddon tension and the future
CSN Chicago Feb 15, 2017

Fast Break Morning Update: Jake Arrieta doesn't want to see time with Cubs come to an end

In today's edition of the Fast Break Morning Update, Jake Arrieta admits he doesn't want to see his time with the Cubs come to an end.
Northwest Herald Feb 15, 2017

Free agency brings mix of emotions for Cubs’ Arrieta

MESA, Ariz. – Jake Arrieta is entering the point in his career that every athlete looks at with a flood of emotions and thoughts: the free-agent year, or the “walk" year.
CSN Chicago Feb 15, 2017

‘What the f--- is that?’ Jake Arrieta proves he paid off tattoo bet with Cubs teammate Tommy La Stella

MESA, Ariz. Even in a Cubs clubhouse filled with big-name personalities and Joe Maddons be-yourself, laissez-faire philosophy, Jake Arrieta stands out as a true
CSN Chicago Feb 15, 2017

Why Jake Arrieta’s countdown to free agency shouldn’t become a distraction for Cubs

Jake Arrieta's impending free agency status is looming over the Cubs' 2017 season, but the Cy Young winner won't make it a distraction either way.
Chicago Sun-Times Feb 15, 2017
Cubs, Sox Wednesday spring training report

Cubs, Sox Wednesday spring training report

Jake Arrieta says he still has hopes of signing a contract extension with the Cubs, but reiterated today that there will be no hometown discount.
Chicago Sun-Times Feb 15, 2017
Arrieta: ‘Still an opportunity’ for an extension with Cubs

Arrieta: ‘Still an opportunity’ for an extension with Cubs

The 2015 Cy Young winner is still a long shot to remain with the team beyond this year but said he's open to resuming contract talks.
Sacramento Bee Feb 15, 2017

Jake Arrieta hopeful of landing extension to stay with Cubs

Jake Arrieta is hopeful of receiving a contract extension with the Chicago Cubs before he hits free agency after this season, yet he also realizes this could be his final …
Rotoworld Feb 15, 2017

Arrieta expects to talk extension with Cubs - Jake Arrieta (S) Chicago Cubs

Jake Arrieta said Wednesday that he expects to talk to the Cubs again about a possible contract extension.
Sacramento Bee Feb 15, 2017

Jake Arrieta remains hopeful of staying with Cubs

Jake Arrieta spoke Wednesday about his contract situation with the calmness and confidence that has mirrored the breakthrough in his time with the Cubs. "I think there's an open dialogue …
Outside Pitch Feb 5, 2017

Chicago Cubs: Pitching will be plentiful at Spring Training

For the catchers on the Chicago Cubs, Spring Training is going to be busier than usual. The Cubs are bringing 39 pitchers to Arizona, with plenty of storylines surrounding the group. There’s no better place to start than with the starting rotation of Jake Arrieta, Kyle Hendricks, Jon Lester, John Lackey and Mike Montgomery. Last […] The post Chicago Cubs: Pitching will be plentiful at Spring Training appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
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...

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