Terrance Gore, Cory Mazzoni among 17 Cubs minor league free agents

Sometimes, you can find a gem here, if you look hard enough.

Every year, players with six or more seasons of minor-league experience whose contracts have expired become free agents.

Teams occasionally find hidden gems among these players. Here are the 17 Cubs who recently were granted minor-league free agency:

Pitchers: Alberto Baldonado, Corey Black, Casey Coleman, Cory Mazzoni, Jose Paulino, Jose Rosario, Kyle Ryan, Daury Torrez

Infielders: Stephen Bruno, Ryan Court, Mike Freeman

Outfielders: Jeffrey Baez, Wynton Bernard, Chris Coghlan, Terrance Gore, Trey Martin, Bijan Rademacher

One of these players has already re-signed with the Cubs:

Officially signed back with the cubs. I’d been really stressed about free agency the last few months since I knew I needed another surgery. Grateful that this organization is staying behind me and giving me the chance I’ve truly worked for.

— Corey Black (@CblackCHC) November 6, 2018

It would seem likely that the Cubs will re-sign Freeman, Gore, Ryan and Mazzoni. Three of those four played in the major leagues this season. Rademacher was once thought of as a pretty decent prospect, and has played in major-league spring training games.

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Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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