Cub Tracks spells relief

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We’ll continue to operate under the assumption that quality news won’t be plentiful, and continue to indulge in some mild speculation. In line with our previous two installments, we’ll sneak a quick peek at the relief pitching possibilities, prior to any deals/changes in responsibility. For the purposes of this exercise, we’ll keep everyone that was on the payroll at season’s end, for now — I fully expect to keep speculating on these grounds through the winter. Roster info from The Cub Reporter.

  1. Brandon Morrow — closer
  2. Pedro Strop — setup/closer
  3. Steve Cishek — setup/closer
  4. Drew Smyly (L) — long/mid
  5. Carl Edwards Jr — mid/setup
  6. Randy Rosario (L) — mid/setup
  7. Brandon Kintzler — mid
  8. Dillon Maples — mid
  9. James Norwood — mid
  10. Allen Webster — mid
  11. Jesse Chavez (FA)
  12. Jaime Garcia (L) (FA)
  13. Jorge de la Rosa (L) (FA)
  14. Justin Wilson (L) (FA)
  15. Dakota Mekkes
  16. Duane Underwood Jr
  17. Rob Zastryzny (L)

It wouldn’t surprise me to see Chavez and Garcia resign. Wilson is a definite maybe and de la Rosa maybe a little more farfetched, but not out of the question. Kintzler is likely to be back but …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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