Jan 18, 2014, 10:51 PM EDT
Baker missed the entire 2012 season due to Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery and made only three starts for the Cubs in 2013, but he had a 3.14 ERA and 1.17 WHIP in 2011 with the Twins and is expected to enter camp this year at full health.
Cotillo expects Baker to settle for a minor league contract. That’s a worthwhile gamble for any club.
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