Theo Epstein recently spoke on the Cubs’ pursuit of pitching, and how the time is coming.
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Is Castillo one too many outfielders for the Cubs? Ah, come on now. Don’t worry about that.
That does not mean Hamels will become a Chicago Cub. In fact, that’s pretty unlikely. But this is very interesting just the same.
The two sides will now have a couple days to work out a trade for the 23-year-old righty, and odds are strong it happens.
The private workout will give the Cubs an up-close scouting look at a potential impact player.
If not, the Cubs would be first in line to grab the pitcher if he’s ultimately waived by the Marlins. But why are the Rockies out?
He’s coming off his best start in a long time, but does it matter? What about the rest of his season? And what about trade rumors?
Some scouts believe that he’ll bring more pop than previously expected. Private workouts are ongoing.
The “Non-Waiver” Trade Deadline has passed, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be trades in August. It’s just trickier.
It was a huge day for the sport yesterday, and also a huge day for what happens in 2015.
A mild surprise, if it comes to fruition. Valaika, 28, can play all over the field.
That looks like a really nice get.
A number of non-David Price things going down …