4 free agent relievers left who are a perfect fit for the Cubs

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With the relief market starting to thin in MLB free agency, The Chicago Cubs must gear up to make a move that will substantially increase the production of the bullpen. Jed Hoyer can ill-afford to wait for players to fall to him the way he can with position players such as Cody Bellinger.

The high-end relievers will all be highly sought after and paid handsomely this winter, and the bullpen is still a question mark for the Cubs heading into Spring Training next month. Now that Josh Hader, Robert Stephenson, David Robertson, and Aroldis Chapman are off the board; these four best remaining relievers are a perfect fit for the Cubs in 2024.

4 best relievers available - 4. Adam Ottavino

Over the past two seasons, Adam Ottavino has recorded a sparkly 2.62 ERA in 127.1 innings of work. Most recently, he spent those two seasons with the New York Mets, earning 14.5M with a 7.25M AAV. Given that he found success in both seasons, it's hard to imagine him getting anything less than that number. If you need a back-end reliever, such as the Chicago Cubs, it's time to pay up and strengthen the team for 2024.