This is going to be a pretty fun situation to follow, especially given the teams involved. And there could be more.
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This could have a dramatic impact on the way Cuban players are brought into the United States and signed by MLB teams.
The White Sox are getting as much hype as the Cubs, but they don’t project to be nearly as good at this point.
Myers, 24, is coming off a way down 2014, but still has huge potential. These Padres sure would like to make some noise.
The Cubs would like to keep adding, but the level of their additions isn’t quite clear.
Not only is the comparison a superficial fit, it’s impressive how similar the two are as pitchers.
Stacking things up in the NL Central is actually now a fun, and realistic exercise.
That’s pretty cool. It’s also pretty scary for the superstitious among you.
The Cubs have learned in recent years that what looks like a strength on paper can easily become something far short of that.
The 30-year-old righty is a nice, low-risk play for the Padres.
Morse was, at one time, mentioned as a possibility for the Cubs, though that always seemed an odd fit. Still, what will Cubs do in the outfield?
It would have been fun to discuss a new prospect, but it’s not like it wasn’t a great trade for the Cubs.
This completes the Felix Doubront trade from mid-season.
Motte returned from Tommy John surgery in mid-2014, and wasn’t quite himself yet. Before that, he was fantastic.
He was a lottery ticket target that I really liked for the Cubs. That’s a pretty sizable guarantee, however.
It’s another non-trade option for teams looking for an infield bat going off the board.