Mike Olt might be The Most Interesting Man in Cubs camp.
In Jeff Samardzija’s mind, signing Masahiro Tanaka would have silenced all that talk about the “R-word.”
UPDATE: Garza and the Brewers have not come to an official deal, according to reports. Negotiations are ongoing.
Call it the Masahiro Tanaka effect.
For all the Twitter buzz and wishing thinking by Cubs fans, the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes had a predictable ending.
There are several enticing free agent pitchers left now that Masahiro Tanaka’s gone, but don’t expect the White Sox to be serious contenders.