Chicago Cubs: Arrieta’s status; Can Cubs sellout every home game?


The Chicago Cubs’ Jake Arrieta has developed into one of the best pitchers in the game. Will the Cubs’ lock him up long-term? That question and the possibility of selling out every home game.

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‘ Jake Arrieta is going to get paid. And by most accounts by the Cubs. Just how much is he going to be worth? Last year wasn’t a fluke. He was developing into a

Cy Young

winner in 2014, and that carried over into a fantastic 2015 season. Now one of the last arbitration cases left. will they extend him soon or wait till the end of the season?

With so much anticipation and excitement surrounding the 2016 Cubs, is it possible for them to sell out EVERY home date? With the weather of the Midwest, it’s a tall task, but while the physical attendance could fall short–it’s the paid attendance that matters. We take a look at the possibility of selling out every home game in 2016.

The Baltimore Orioles spent big to keep Chris Davis, signing him to a seven-year, $161 million deal. The Orioles now have a payroll that they haven’t seen before with the Davis deal. The biggest tie of this with this deal is Scott Boras, who also represents Jake Arrieta. The battle between Boras and Theo Epstein should be an interesting one when it comes to Arrieta.

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