Aramis Ramirez offered arbitration

Updated: November 23, 2011, 10:26 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Cubs have offered arbitration to free agents Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena, the team annouced Wednesday.

Both players are classified as a Type B free agents by Major League Baseball. That classification could behoove the Cubs if either player signs elsewhere. In that case, the Cubs are entitled to a sandwich pick in the June amateur draft. Sandwich selections are made between the draft's first and second rounds. Free agents who are offered arbitration have until Dec. ...

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