Where Are They Now
Nomar Garciaparra stayed with the Chicago Cubs,
and the Boston Red Sox made arbitration offers to Pedro Martinez
and several other World Series stars Tuesday, the first big
deadline of the offseason for teams and free agents.
Garciaparra agreed to an $8 million, one-year contract to remain
with the Cubs, the team that acquired him from the Red Sox at the
end of July. If he stays healthy, he could make up to $11 million
I really loved playing there, I really loved the experience I
had in the short time I was there," he said. "I just felt Chicago
is the best place for me. I'm looking forward to going out there
and, hopefully, turning this into a long-term relationship."
Chicago also agreed to a $2.5 million, one-year contract with
second baseman Todd Walker. Philadelphia agreed to a $5.25 million,
two-year deal with left-hander Rheal Cormier.