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...
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.
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
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...
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...