According to Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune, Mark Prior "seems headed for the non-tender list" unless the Cubs pull off a trade or Prior concedes to an option year for 2009.
The 27 year-old hasn't started a big league game since August 10th, 2006. If he becomes a free agent, I imagine many teams would view him as a low-risk, high-reward option.
Let's get him! 2 years, $7 MM guaranteed, with an extra $5 MM in incentives? I wonder if that would do it, given the Dusty connection.
with Cueto waiting in the wings. Not to mention, you maintain the core of Dunn, Phillips, Encarnacion, Hamilton and Bruce. I mean, WOW...