Chicago Cubs: Signing of Brandon Morrow may be steal of the offseason

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High expectations for the right-hander

Fangraphs Steamer projects Morrow to finish 4-3 with 36 saves and a 3.58 ERA. Moreover, speaking of past performances from this Cubs offense, the sky is the limit for the 33-year-old.

Aroldis Chapman required a top prospect to acquire. Wade Davis signed for $52 million this off-season in a deal that could look awful before it’s over. Brandon Morrow is the guy who has moved from an afterthought to a projected integral part of the Chicago bullpen.

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Cubs fans can harbor excitement at the prospect of what Brandon Morrow can bring to the team. Under these circumstances, let’s hope he can help pitch the Chicago Cubs to another World Series championship in 2018.