Cubs Acquire Clarkin

Today, the Chicago Cubs announced that they have claimed southpaw Ian Clarkin off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. The former first-round pick is still waiting to get a chance to make his MLB debut. The 24-year old lefty was the 33rd overall pick by the New York Yankees in the 2013 draft. Clarkin was…

Jason Vargas To The Big Apple

Today, the New York Mets bolstered their rotation by adding southpaw veteran Jason Vargas. He has agreed on a two-year deal for $16MM that includes a third-year option, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com. Vargas can make an additional $1.5MM per year, if he reaches a specific innings total. This move is much needed, since…