"Sometimes it can be good to be young. You don't know what you're getting into," Lackey said of Urias. "You can just go out there and let your talent take over. And, obviously, he has a lot of that. Back then I was just worried about not messing it up for the older guys."
"There was a handful of teams that I could see myself playing for with the direction they were going, the strength of the division, the guys they had in their farm team," he said. "So obviously the Cubs checked all those boxes. I had good relationships with the people that were there. Just unfortunately when it came down to it, we were kind of looking for different things."