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It has been said that the Chicago Cubs and Jacoby Ellsbury would be good fits for each other. Ellsbury is a free agent after the World Series and if he isn’t re-signed by the Red Sox, he is sure to draw a lot of interest. It wasn’t known if the Cubs were interested in Ellsbury, but we now have an answer to the question.
Tom Loxas of Chicago Now says that the Cubs are interested in impending free agent Jacoby Ellsbury. After talking with people from around the game, Ellsbury’s name was brought up over and over as a potential Cubs target. Ellsbury could receive a contract worth as much as $150 million if not more and it isn’t known if the Cubs would be willing to pay that much for him.
The Cubs are also interested in signing Masahiro Tanaka and is said to be their “top priority,” so it looks like the Cubs are ready to spend money this offseason. It is unlikely that they sign both Ellsbury and Tanaka, but signing one of them is more realistic.
On the season, Ellsbury hit .298 with nine...
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