Cubs: Best and worst free agent signings all-time, by position

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Cubs: The team has had so many great players at the hot corner, but not many have come in via free agency.

Best: Vance Law

The former White Sox and Expos infielder came to the Cubs in 1988, and he put together a nice tenure on the North Side. Law would play two seasons with the Cubs and he hit .269/.332/.388  with a 101 OPS+ in 281 games. In 1988 he made his one and only appearance in an All-Star game as he hit a career-high .293 and 78 RBI. The following year he was part of the “Boys of Zimmer” Cubs team which won the NL East. Not a bad find for the Cubs.

Worst: Brent Lillibridge

Remember Brent Lillibridge? If you do, good for you. After spending most of his MLB career with the White Sox, the Cubs brought him in for the 2013 season to play at third. It was not a big signing by any means and he did not last very long with the Cubs. He played in only nine games and recorded one hit in 24 at bats with zero walks and two RBI. He was DFA’d and purchased by the Yankees in June. If you really want to play a fun game of “Obscure Cubs”, this is one to add to the list.