The Mariners are connected to Junior Lake by a couple rumors. Anything there? Also, the latest from the rumor mill.
MLB News and Rumors
It’s a reasonably big trade, though the impact to the Cubs’ trade market efforts is probably limited.
The 27-year-old outfielder could be an impact starter, or a mere role player. It’s hard to know.
It’s the first post-AS break deal, and it’s minor to be sure. Any impact to the Cubs or the broader market here?
Not only is it a crazy and interesting story, but its also rife with implications for teams like the Cubs.
Yikes. The Cubs’ top offseason target – whom they didn’t get – is the Yankees’ most irreplaceable player.
Lukewarm Stove: Nationals Want a Young Shortstop, Cardinals Want Peavy, Red Sox Might Not Want to Sell
Yes, yes, I understand where your head immediately goes now if you hear about any team wanting a shortstop.
Do recent IFA trades tell us much about what the Cubs could do, and how much value they could get?
The Yankees have designated Soriano for assignment, and the next step is unclear.
Initial 2014 MLB All-Star Game Rosters Revealed – Jeff Samardzija and Starlin Castro In, Anthony Rizzo Close
Samardzija is ineligible to pitch, and Rizzo is up for the final spot via fan vote.
The trade market is rolling this weekend. I don’t see a great deal of Cubs-related impact in this one, though.
He’s in a good situation in Oakland, and can focus on winning in the now.