As a controllable starter headed toward his arbitration years, Gray makes sense as a Cubs target. At least in that respect.
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If the Cubs look to trade for an impact, controllable arm, and if they have to dip into the big league roster to do it, who nets the most?
Given the possible fit and alignment with Cubs needs, I do think it would at least have to be considered.
Archer would look nice in the Cubs’ rotation going forward, but the price tag, as you well know, would be very steep.
The Cubs can be both frustrating and disappointing in the present, but Epstein sees good things ahead. And if they have to make additions, they will in time.
It may be only mid-May, but the trade work has already begun.
Some executives believe this year’s trade market will pick up earlier than previous years.
The talks lasted about 30 seconds after the Cubs heard the names the White Sox wanted.
The Cubs’ front office was very aggressive last year in acquiring Aroldis Chapman, and they could be aggressive again, if necessary.
The Pirates would probably love to get a guy like Szczur right about now. But would the Cubs make that move?
He’s due back from the bereavement list, but if there isn’t a clear spot for La Stella, he could be the one sent out.
It’s good to know that extension talks took place, though. And the Cubs are not finished trying to lock up their youngsters.
You want valuable trade pieces? Well the Cubs have ’em in spades. (But you can’t have them.)
A trade seems very possible this week for Szczur and the Cubs.
Given where things stand with the roster, it only makes sense for the Cubs to shop Szczur.
More deals to study as we think ahead to the Cubs’ extension future.
The fit would make a lot of sense for both teams.
The 29-year-old righty is coming back from Tommy John surgery.
Recent deals – Jon Lester notwithstanding – haven’t turned out too great for big league teams. Is the market going to shift?