GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Jason Hammel just faced a lineup that featured a National League MVP and pieces to a team that won 90 games last season.
If the Cubs are going to get back to being National League contenders, they're going to need impact pitching. But where will those arms come from?
Now that the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes is over, the Cubs are focusing on settling their arbitration cases.
UPDATE: Garza and the Brewers have not come to an official deal, according to reports. Negotiations are ongoing.
Call it the Masahiro Tanaka effect.
Sammy Sosa has gone Biblical, comparing himself to the Prodigal Son who will one day return to Wrigley Field and be reunited with all his fans.