It states the the cubs are his first choice and would like to stay in the national league, he is also entertaining thoughts with the A's.. i say offer him a contract and platton with murton. Couldnt hurt.
''For the first time in a while, we need more pitching,'' he said. ''We need a few more position players, but we're off to a good start.''
One pitcher who's available is Vicente Padilla, who went 15-10 for Texas last season. And Padilla happens to be represented by Paul Kinzer, who also represents Ramirez.
Hes my number one choice of pitchers on the free agent market, excluding Zito and Schmidt.. Get it done Jimbo