–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…