Gameday Open Thread / Rockies @ Cubs
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Mark Prior velocity watch vs. Aaron Cook. Snooze.
- In other news, the Cubs and Zambrano are still talking about an extension, the Sun-Times has sources saying
negotiations center around a five-year deal in the $75 to $85 million range (that includes his $12.4 million contract from this year, so essentially a four-year extension).
- The same article says that former top prospect and current reclamation project Matt Harrington has been released - we hardly knew ye. Former #1 pick Bobby Brownlie has also been released.
- Lou is threatening to send Michael Wuertz down to Iowa
to build up some arm strength and seems to really be pushing for an 11-man staff to get Angel Pagan on the team.