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?
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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.
Obviously I joke about Campana, but the Angels picking up a lefty reliever could impact the Cubs.
One of the better bats just went off of the trade market (and the 2015 free agent market).
The Rays keeping Price would be a boon to the Cubs’ trade market, but I don’t see it happening.
Another rental arm muddying up the trade market? Blue Jays making alternative plans? More.
That’s going to be absolutely must-watch TV. Will Anthony Rizzo be joining him on the NL team?