Cubs Discussing Contract With John Grabow

The Cubs are still discussing a new contract with lefty reliever John Grabow, according to ESPN Chicago's Bruce Levine.  Levine says they're talking about a two-year deal in the $6.5-7.5MM range (plus incentives), with Grabow's agent pushing for a third-year vesting option.

I still don't understand the Cubs' infatuation with Grabow, who turns 31 in a few days.  He managed a 3.36 ERA in 72.3 innings, but walked 40 and had an xFIP over 4.90.  If you're tight on payroll there are better ways to spend $3-4MM.

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