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Could Brian Matusz end up being the next Jake Arrieta? Let's ask Jake

Could Brian Matusz end up being the next Jake Arrieta? Let's ask Jake

Orioles fans are still struggling with the fact that their team let Jake Arrieta get away right before he popped and became a superstar pitching ace for the Chicago Cubs. Now, they'll have to wait and wonder if the same thing might happen to Brian Matusz.

Matusz was traded by the Orioles to the Atlanta Braves three weeks ago and was quickly released in a deal that was really about the Orioles dumping salary with the Braves gaining a competitive-balance draft pick and the draft bonus money that came with it. On Tuesday, Matusz signed a minor league contract with the Cubs.

And, it looks like Arrieta had a hand in the Cubs' decision to sign Matusz and give him a...

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