Cubs insider reports:
The Cubs have agreed to terms with RHP Manny Corpas and RHP Andy Sonnanstine on non-guaranteed split contracts for the 2012 season.
We've had some time to discuss the many corpses that seem to have recently been wheeled in to the catacombs of Wrigley Field of late. The newest name to that group is Andy Sonnenstine.
Sonnanstine 28, was non-tendered by the Rays in December after posting an ugly 5.55 ERA and 12/12 K/BB ratio over 35 2/3 innings at the major-league level this past season. The soft tossing right hander will serve as insurance for the bullpen and starting rotation.
I'll dig deeper, after the jump...
Until 2009, Sonnanstine known as a crafty righty and back end of the rotation guy with the Rays but something happened on to the Rays rotation, something about upgrading mediocre talent. In 2008, Sonnanstine pitched 193 innings and 32 starts, went 13-9 with an ERA 0f 4.38 and a WHIP of 1.29. Was that smoke and ...