5 starting pitchers the Cubs probably regret not signing in the offseason

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2. Chris Bassitt

One of the more unsuspecting signings of the offseason was Chris Bassit going to the Blue Jays, but the move has paid off dividends for the Toronto ball club. With their ace Alek Manoah struggling this season, Bassit is holding it down with a 3.03 ERA over 62.1 innings. Just like Eovaldi, Bassit is starting to show off his durability by going long in ball games. In his five starts in May, Bassit has gone at least 6.1 innings each go around and given up just 2 earned runs in that time.

He is also under a fairly reasonable deal worth $63 million for 3 years. The 34-year-old's sneaky value is paying off handsomely for Toronto and it is unfortunate the Cubs didn't take a chance on the former Oakland Athletics hurler.