08:08 AM ET 01.02 | Theo Epstein's rebuilding plan may have enough arms to make summer interesting on the North Side. Scott Baker is supposed to be part of the Opening Day rotation, while Arodys Vizcaino will take it slow, likely starting out in Iowa and building up strength before getting promoted to the big leagues. Chang-Yong Lim's two-year, minor-league deal was made with 2014 in mind. Epstein has talked about the predictable rehab from reconstructive elbow surgery, the 95-plus percent success rate, so look for the Cubs to keep taking chances on these types of pitchers. ... Unchained: That's how [Jeff Samardzija] views the 2013 season -- free from innings limits. There won't be another precautionary shutdown. The expectations are 200 innings, year after year after year, for a potential No. 1 starter.