Chicago has signed right-hander Tyler Chatwood to a three-year deal, the team announced Thursday afternoon.
Mass. Hit With Early Flu Season
Between twelve-thousand and fifty-six-thousand deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Skiest said people can avoid numerous complications associated with the virus by getting the shot.
Chatwood, who turns 28 next week, was 8-15 with a 4.69 ERA in 33 appearances, including 25 starts, for Colorado past year. Only three-time Cy Young Award victor Clayton Kershaw (2.16) has a better road ERA mark over the last two seasons.
That indicates clear room for improvement for Chatwood, a groundball pitcher who now has the benefit of pitching in front of one of the game's best infield defenses. In 2017 he was 8-15 with a 4.69 ERA and 120 strikeouts. On the road, he recorded a 3.49 ERA and held foes to a.200 batting average. By comparison, Chatwood owned a 5-7 mark with a 3.49 ERA in 16 games on the road. Since returning from his second career Tommy John surgery in 2016, he threw 305 2/3 innings with a 4.27 ERA (115 ERA+) for the Rockies.
Snow-Ice Warning Issued For Ireland
Forecasters had earlier warned it will be "bitterly cold" for the rest of the week despite a mild day today. The warning will be in place between 4pm on December 7 until 6pm the following evening.
A second-round Draft pick by the Angels in 2008, Chatwood was traded to the Rockies in November 2011 for catcher Chris Iannetta. Mike Montgomery will once again prepare as a starter in spring training and fill a rotation role as needed. He played for Colorado a year ago.
76Th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack
Both President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump made small errors on tweets commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor . The impacts of the Pearl Harbor attack reverberated far beyond those of the bombs and bullets that riddled the USA fleet.