Don’t worry about a crowded outfield. At least not right now.
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This Jon Lester Stuff is Escalating Quickly – Multiple Reports Indicate He’s Now Expected to Be Dealt (UPDATE)
That’s quite an evolution over the last few days, and the ramifications for the market – and the offseason – could be significant.
He’ll be working out for other teams this week, and that might be a precursor to staying involved.
Which is to say, he’s not going to be an ace for the next decade. But that doesn’t mean he can’t be a nice 4/5 for a few years.
Does keeping Ruggiano – and someone like Chris Coghlan – present more value to the Cubs than a marginal prospect?
That means the Cubs are chipping in about $300,000. Enough to buy a meaningful prospect?
Wada was excellent and the Cubs opened things up just enough late.
Tsuyoshi Wada gets another chance to show that he can stick in the big leagues.
Busy, busy day on the rumor front. If the Phillies are now open to dealing Cole Hamels, as reported, that could change many things.
It sounds like a lot of teams are still pretty into Castillo after his public workout this weekend.
There are complementary pieces to move, but Arrieta will be sticking around. For good reason.
The Chicago Cubs’ system is – surprise! – absolutely loaded.
Barney was DFA’d last week, and a trade has been expected.