I agree Gibbon. It makes a lot more sense to be a "fringe" major leaguer making $8MM guaranteed, than to scrap around the NFL as a possesion receiver without a guaranteed contract.
(Jensen) He signed with the Cubs last year after being drafted, but this contract modifies what he signed before. The incentive stipulates that he can't play football, and can focus solely on baseball. And in recent times this organization has been sucessful in getting their highly touted pitchers up to the majors (Bats on the other hand have been a problem, save Matt Murton).