1/10 Cubs sign Valbuena

The Cubs signed infielder Luis Valbuena to a one-year, $930,000 contract on Thursday, thus avoiding arbitration. Valbuena, 27, batted .219 in 90 games with the Cubs, who claimed the infielder off waivers from the Blue Jays on April 4. He played 82 games at third base, taking over for Ian Stewart, who was sidelined with a wrist injury that needed surgery. The Cubs have three players remaining who are arbitration eligible: Matt Garza, James Russell and Jeff Samardzija.

– Carrie Muskat

2 Comments

Well I guess we will have Stewart and Valbuena at 3rd for the beginning of season 2013. Sure hope Stewart is well. Do we have anyone else who might be available for 3rd? I have lost track of who they have been signing . At this point I don’t see
Vitters being ready at all this season.

Whew!!! That was a close one. Would have hated to lose another .219 hitter….
I think Gary Scott may be invited to spring trainging so there is hope White!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 261 other followers

%d bloggers like this: