Found December 01, 2011 on Chicago Breaking Sports:
Talking baseball while wishing ESPN the Magazine had spared us the Ozzie Guillen/dog kisser cover: 1) Sometimes it really is good to think about something. I’m glad I didn’t write about the David DeJesus signing on Wednesday, when it happened, because I would have gotten it wrong.

Impact: DeJesus Signs with the Cubs

The Cubs signed outfielder David DeJesus to a two-year deal. Here’s how the move could affect your fantasy team in 2012…   Here’s what I wrote about DeJesus in my free agent primer for The Outside Corner:   2011 was a tough season for DeJesus. He put up career lows in AVG and OBP, but some of his struggles can be explained by a thumb injury for which he needed surgery...

Cubs sign outfielder DeJesus to two-year pact

The Chicago Cubs have made their first free-agent splash under new management, signing outfielder David DeJesus to a two-year deal worth $10 million with a team option for 2014.DeJesus spent last season with the Oakland Athletics, batting a career-worst .240 with 10 home runs and 46 RBIs in 442 at-bats.The 31-year-old will likely be the frontrunner for the starting right-field job...

Morning News: Tyler Colvin’s In the Picture, DeJesus is a Lucky Man, and Reinsdorf isn’t cheap

This morning we look at three top stories: Is Tyler Colvin still in the picture for a Cubs OF spot? Is Jerry Reisndorf willing to splurge? What makes David DeJesus such a lucky man? Read on to find out about all three. Plus a look at a picture that may cause you to mess your pants followed by... To read the rest of the post, be sure to visit us at

Cubs reach deal with DeJesus

The Chicago Cubs have signed outfielder David DeJesus to a two-year deal with a club option for the 2014 season. Although financial terms were not released, the pact is believed to be worth $10 million.

David DeJesus a Great Fit for the Cubs

About a month ago, I ranked David DeJesus as the fourth best available free agent centerfielder. DeJesus only started six games in center for the A’s last season, but my inclusion of him in the centerfield ranks was more due to the lack of free agent depth at that position than anything else. Here’s what I wrote in my free agent primer… 2011 was a tough season for DeJesus...

What Did DeJesus Do?

David DeJesus signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Cubs. Outfielder David DeJesus and the Chicago Cubs agreed to a $10 million, two-year contract. The deal announced Wednesday includes a 2014 club option. A.284 hitter in nine years with Kansas City and Oakland, DeJesus batted just .240 in his lone season with the Athletics. Even so, he gives the Cubs versatility in the outfield...

Cubs sign OF DeJesus to 2-year free-agent deal

The Chicago Cubs have signed outfielder David DeJesus to a free-agent contract.

Theo Epstein Gets to Work With Cubs, Signs David DeJesus to Two-Year Deal

Theo Epstein got his manager a couple of weeks back, and now he's wading into the free-agent pool, making his first splash as Cubs president. The Cubs inked outfielder David DeJesus to a two-year deal on Wednesday, marking the first player-related move in Epstein's and new general manager Jed Hoyer's reign on the North Side of Chicago. The 31-year-old outfielder represents...

Cubs make DeJesus first move of Epstein era

The Cubs signed free agent outfielder David DeJesus to a two-year, $10 million deal with an option for 2014, making him the first move of the Theo Epstein-Jed Hoyer era.
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