7:15 PM EST, Wed March 04, 2015

Spring training preview: Pitching

On Day 3 of spring previews, we take a look at what the Chicago Cubs have on the mound this year. Most of the bullpen is returning as it performed well as a group last year while the starting staff has a new ace in Jon Lester. Holdovers: Starters: Jake Arrieta, Kyle Hendricks, Travis Wood, Edwin Jackson, Tsuyoshi Wada, Dallas Beeler, Eric Jokisch, Jacob Turner. Relievers: Felix Doubront, Justin Grimm, Hector Rondon, Pedro Strop, Neil Ramirez, Zac Rosscup, Brian Schlitter, Blake Parker Newcomers: Jon Lester, Jason Hammel (again), Jason Motte, Drake Britton, Jospeh Oritz, Daniel Bard...
Athletics Nation Feb 15, 2015

Athletics 2014 season review: Jason Hammel was better than you remember

We now enter the Villains portion of the season review series, as the next three players were out of favor with varying percentages of Athletics Nation throughout the year. First up is No. 40, Jason Hammel, who probably doesn't deserve as much flak as he's gotten. Player profile Name: Jason Hammel, aka Gascan (July edition)Position: RHP, starting and reliefStats: 13 games (12 starts), 4.26 ERA (88 ERA+), 5.10 FIP, 67⅔ innings, 13 HRWAR: 0.0 bWAR, negative-0.3 fWARHow he got here: Acquired from Chicago Cubs on July 42014 Salary: $6 million (full season)2015 Status: Free agent, signed with...
Chicago Tribune Feb 7, 2015

Jon Lester and Jason Hammel give Cubs' rotation huge shot in arm

Whether the Cubs or White Sox won the offseason is really a determination that should be made as their moves play out on the field, but there's little doubt the teams at least won the attention of the baseball world.

Jon Lester and Jason Hammel give Cubs' rotation huge shot in arm

Whether the Cubs or White Sox won the offseason is really a determination that should be made as their moves play out on the field, but there's little doubt the teams at least won the attention of the baseball world.

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