Jake Arrieta, Cubs Would Both Benefit from Immediate Mega-Extension

January 13, 2016 by  

If there’s a pitfall to success, it’s that sustaining it bears a financial burden. In baseball, almost universally, the teams that are most successful boast underpaid players that exceed the expectations of their contracts.

Cubs ace Jake Arrieta, among Major League Baseball's most underpaid pitchers, epitomizes that paradigm. The right-handed Arrieta carried the Cubs through much of the second half of the season and ended his 2015 campaign with a major league-best 22 wins and a 1.77 ERA.

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