… in a heartfelt, handwritten note.
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — We knew, most probably, that Game 4 of the NLCS last October was Jake Arrieta‘s last game as a Cub, even then. Sure, there was a chance he might return, but the ovation he received that night felt like a farewell.
Late Tuesday, Jake sent out this handwritten note of thanks to Chicago via Twitter:
If it’s a little hard to read up there, here’s a transcript:
March 12th 2018
In the midst of what felt like never ending adversity and failure, I was traded to the Chicago Cubs on July 2nd, 2013. This day was the beginning of a four and a half year stretch that would forever change our lives. On the verge of walking away from the game I love dearly, Theo called, and the transformation began. I looked myself in the mirror, as well as my two year old son and pregnant wife knowing in my …Read the Rest
Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue