It’s not much. But it is something.
But today we received two more pieces of information over the great wide internet regarding Cobb and the Cubs:
The Cubs offered Alex Cobb 3 years for $42 million, @thekapman reports, but Cobb declined.
— Cubs Talk (@NBCSCubs) January 5, 2018
The sum reported there is about $1 million more in AAV than the Cubs gave to Tyler Chatwood (depending on how both deals would be structured). It would appear to me that’s a bit under market, and it appears that offer was made quite some time ago, and there wasn’t any back-and-forth negotiation, leading to the current… standoff, for lack of a better term.
Also out there today is this brief interview with new Cubs lefty Drew Smyly:
Drew Smyly on “Power Alley”: pic.twitter.com/YYPlXZivq7
— MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM (@MLBNetworkRadio) January 5, 2018
If you listen to the interview, you’ll see the tweet is mostly a …Read the Rest
Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue