Jake Arrieta has luxury of being able to weigh his options

Anybody still paying attention to the Cubs these days knows by now how effectively Jake Arrieta has replaced the dearly discarded Jeff Samardzija as the ace of the Cubs’ pitching staff. But as the Cubs mull a possible multiyear offer for the powerful right-hander, the bigger question might soon become whether they can keep Arrieta from replacing Samardzija as the guy whose value, and ire, rose faster than the offers could keep up. Arrieta, whose 2.65 ERA would rank fifth in the league if he …Read the Rest

Source: Sun-Times Cubs

You may also like...