If Cubs fans liked the offseason additions of Jason Heyward, John Lackey and Ben Zobrist, they’re going to love their latest.
Munenori Kawasaki, 34, a career .234 hitter who has hit one home run in four MLB seasons with the Blue Jays and Mariners, signed a minor league contract with the Cubs on Thursday.
Don’t let the stats fool you. “Muni” will be with the Cubs in Spring Training, and if the utility infielder ever does make it to Wrigley Field, fans will go crazy over his unbridled enthusiasm.
Check out some of Kawasaki’s highlights, and you’ll see why:
It’s easy to see why Toronto was sad to let him go:
Awwww - the end of an era. Muni Kawasaki has signed with the Cubs. Bananas for everyone to celebrate his Blue Jays career— Stephen S (@Safimod) January 21, 2016