"I send gracious thanks to the Ricketts family and front office for their commitment to winning at any cost. Going the extra mile to take care of our families was never taken for granted. I was lucky to have dedicated teammates that willingly shed blood, sweat, and tears to achieve our goals. I will miss going to battle with all of you, but look forward to competing on opposite sides moving forward. Lastly, thanks to all Cubs fans around the world for standing with us, and investing in us even when times were tough. You will all be missed dearly. Thanks for the memories.
Reliving some of Jake Arrieta's best moments in a Cubs uniform.— NBC Sports Chicago (@NBCSChicago) March 11, 2018
There were plenty to pick from. pic.twitter.com/6TIajpmU9B
It’s time pic.twitter.com/od02dfb3yx— Jake Arrieta (@JArrieta34) March 12, 2018
Looks like Jake Arrieta’s about to finally get an answer to this question, 6 years later pic.twitter.com/aGKInOOGbW— Old Player Tweets (@OldPlayerTweets) March 11, 2018