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Sonnanstine Outrighted to Iowa

The Cubs have sent RHP Andy Sonnanstine outright to AAA Iowa. THe 29-year old right-hander a really bad Spring Training, allowing 13 hits in 5.0 IP, with a 14.40 ERA and a 3.20 WHIP in Cactus League play. He was signed by the Cubs as a free-agent this past off-season after he was non-tendered by the Tampa Bay Rays in December. He reportedly signed a non-guaranteed major league contract...
Via Cub Reporter
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-Ray Sonnanstine reaches agreement with Cubs

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with former Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Andy Sonnanstine.
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Cubs agree to 1-year deal with RHP Sonnanstine

The Chicago Cubs agreed to a one-year contract with righthander Andy Sonnanstine on Monday. Sonnanstine spent the past five seasons with the Tampa Bay Rays, compiling a 28-31 record and 5.26 ERA as a starter and reliever. The 28-year-old righty made only 15 appearances (four starts) last season, going 0-2 with a 5.55 ERA. He has his best season in 2008, posting a 13-9 record and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

The Scrap Heap vs. Roster Depth

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. Rotoworld says: Sonnanstine...
Via Cub Reporter
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Cubs agree to deals with Sonnanstine, Corpas

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to one-year contracts with right-handers Andy Sonnanstine and Manny Corpas. The deals, which are non-guaranteed split contracts, were announced Monday. Terms were not available. Sonnanstine, who turns 29 in March, was 28-31 with a 5.26 ERA in five seasons with Tampa Bay. He made 80 starts in 132 appearances. The 29-year-old Corpas spent five seasons...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Sign ex-Tampa Bay Rays Pitcher Andy Sonnanstine

Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Andy Sonnanstine have agreed to terms on a non-guaranteed split contract for the 2012 season, which means he’ll make more if he makes the major league team. Sonnanstine has pitched all or part of the last five seasons with the Tampa Bay Rays (2007-11) and has been utilized as both a starting pitcher (80 starts) and a reliever (52 relief outings...
Via The Sports Bank
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Cubs sign former Rays pitcher Sonnanstine

Continuing to piece together a roster with players coming off “down” seasons, the Cubs signed right-handed starter Andy Sonnanstine to a non-guaranteed contract Monday while also officially announcing the acquisition of reliever Manny Corpas.
Via Chicago Breaking Sports
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Cubs Agree To Sign Andy Sonnanstine

The Cubs have agreed to sign Andy Sonnanstine to a non-guaranteed split contract for the 2012 season, the team announced. The Rays non-tendered the Beverly Hills Sports Council client earlier this month rather than give him a raise his second time through arbitration. Sonnanstine, 29 in March, has worked mostly in relief over the last two seasons, pitching to a 4.78 ERA in 116...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Andy Sonnanstine and Situational BABIP

On the list of things I thought I’d be writing about today, Andy Sonnanstine ranked somewhere just south of nuclear physics. He was among the worst pitchers in baseball last year, running a 7.09 FIP in 36 innings at the big league level, leading the Rays to non-tender him yesterday and put his Major League career in jeopardy. He’ll probably be able to land a minor league deal...
Via Fangraphs
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Rays Dump Sonnanstine, Add Middle Reliever From Marlins

Last night, the Rays decided not to tender a contract to Andy Sonnanstine. This came just hours after the Rays added a middle reliever in a minor trade with the Marlins. In explaining the decision to non-tender Sonny, Andrew Friedman made it clear that there is no longer room on the roster for a player that is rarely used (via Marc Topkin of Friedman said there was...
Via Rays Index
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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