The bottom ten teams will have a protected first round pick, not just the top ten “picks.”
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Trades are happening, they’re just pretty minor right now. Does this take the Yankees out of the lower-tier pitcher market?
Market impact as far as the Cubs are concerned is probably pretty small.
Other teams receiving selections include quite a few “buyers,” which could make things interesting in the next week.
That was fast. Headley isn’t quite what he was two years ago, but the Yankees are clearly in acquisition mode.
David Price had it right, and we should probably underscore it. And highlight it. And staple it to the fridge. With a nail gun. And superglue.
The Mariners are connected to Junior Lake by a couple rumors. Anything there? Also, the latest from the rumor mill.
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?