This is a good signing for the Cubs on the whole, but far from flawless.
Chatwood passes the age test with his 28th birthday coming next weekend, and his GB% and road numbers suggest that he will be a fine addition in the friendly confines of Wrigley Field.
But with so many issues to address, the Cubs could work at a more deliberate pace and let the market dictate some of their moves.
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Part of the Cubs' belief is that Chatwood will find more consistency away from Coors Field.
In fact, when MLB Network's Jon Morosi reported last month that the pitching-hungry Baltimore Orioles were interested in Chatwood, the last team I thought would be in play for him would be the Cubs.
Chatwood is tied with Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg for second in the National League in road ERA over the last two season with a 2.57 mark. Mike Montgomery will once again prepare as a starter in spring training and fill a rotation role as needed.
The Cubs signed Tyler Chatwood to a three-year deal. He also underwent TJ surgery in high school.