Cubs take low-risk route
Ryan a safe investment
The signing of reliever B.J. Ryan is basically a no-lose situation for the Cubs. Ryan will earn a pro-rated salary of $400,000, which means if he makes it back to the Major Leagues the team will play less than $200,000 for a possible power arm from the left side in the bullpen.
Ryan has battled injury and ineffectiveness over the past couple of season after signing a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract with the Toronto Blue Jays as their closer. Scouts who saw Ryan pitch before he ...
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