Former Cub Is Headed To The White Sox
Former Cubs reliever Steve Cishek will remain in Chicago, just a little further south.
I've said this before but it's a good time to be a White Sox fan.
Cishek is a quality reliever that signed a very team-friendly contract. $6 million a year for a high leverage reliever is a pretty good deal. The contract includes language that would allow the White Sox to bring Cishek back for a second year at another $6 million.
The baseball war is heating up in Chicago. There is a strong possibility that both the Cubs and Sox will be in the playoffs at least once the next couple years with a red line World Series also in the mix. If both teams are in the World Series the city might burn, but it will be fun.
Pitchers and catchers report in about 7 weeks.