Saturday Mar 8
Jason Hammel's start
The National League Central won't be any easier. Or anybody else the new Cubs pitcher faces.
Chicago Cubs' Starting Pitching Options Thinning Out?
After the Oscars, can you imagine if John Travolta had to call play-by-play for a Jeff Samardzija start? One can only imagine the botched pronunciations that would occur, like shades of Harry Caray on the call.
'Sign-and-flip' candidate Hammel hopes to stick...
Jason Hammel already has become a favorite of pitching coach Chris Bosio in just a few weeks as a Cub.
Cubs starters should be respectable, but for how long?
One could argue that the Cubs could have a pretty good rotation had they kept Paul Maholm, Ryan Dempster, Scott Feldman and Matt Garza.
The Miami Herald
Cubs busy stockpiling arms for pitching depth
Adding Jason Hammel and James McDonald became as much a necessity as a luxury to the Cubs' rotation on the eve of their first workout for pitchers and catchers.
Cubs, right-handed pitcher Jason Hammel agree to terms on one-year contract
The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Jason Hammel have agreed to terms on a 2014 contract.
Jason Hammel and the Chicago Cubs Rotation
The Chicago Cubs lost a key addition in Masahiro Tanaka, who eventually signed a seven-year deal with the New York Yankees worth $155 million.