The 23-year-old Cuban slugger is nearly a free agent, and figures to be a prominent name this offseason.
MLB News and Rumors
Earlier this week, there was a new round of Stanton extension/trade rumors. It’s unthinkable to even consider them right now.
Not only does it take some competition out of the market, but it also could further set the stage for trades.
Every day, it seems like a new scandal breaks in pro sports. Where does MLB stand in the morality race?
A young slugging outfielder with big upside sounds like the Cubs’ wheelhouse, but Tomas figures to draw plenty of suitors.
The pitching market could expand, contract, or get extra trade-y, depending on what happens with these two.
Man, that back end of the bullpen has been so damn good this year.
We know that the WAR statistic is not perfect, and we know that the defensive component is especially troublesome. But what do we do about it?
Things got a little heated at times yesterday, which actually isn’t a bad thing.
While there might be activity around baseball, I wouldn’t expect too much on the Cubs’ front.
The back issue still hasn’t abated completely. Also, checking in on some races around baseball.
This is a real thing that happened.
Your second trade deadline is coming this weekend, plus other interesting bits.
You can never truly predict baseball. And mistakes can bite any organization.