Come To Think Of It: Some Lower Cost, High Upside Options For Cubs

Posted: 26th November 2009 by Bob Warja in MLB
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We know all too well that the Cubs are financially constrained this winter. In addition to focusing on moving Milton Bradley, GM Jim Hendry has numerous issues to address on a ball club that seriously underachieved in 2009. But I'm always here to help my friend Jimbo, so, as usual, here are some moves and/or signings that wouldn't necessarily break the bank, yet may provide some high upside for the Cubbies this winter. Justin Duchscherer The right-hander didn't pitch in the majors at all this year — in part because of clinical depression — and is now a free agent. Duchscherer pitched out of the A's bullpen from 2004 through 2007, before moving into their rotation in 2008. He went 10-8 with a 2.54 ERA in 22 starts during what was his second All-Star season. Duchscherer underwen ...

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