The Yankees have designated Soriano for assignment, and the next step is unclear.
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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?
The Pirates and Angels got together on a deal, and the Reds gave Raisel Iglesias a big contract.
The Cardinals sure do seem like a good fit for a Price trade, and that would be just fine by me.
A boatload of the latest rumors, including a couple teams that could look at the Cubs’ available lefties. And much, much more.
The implications for the Cubs’ plans over the next month are fairly apparent. But did their assets just lose value?
San Diego Padres Fire GM Josh Byrnes, Which Means We’re Likely to See a Wave of Uncomfortable Rumors
If you were a Padres fan, and you were looking around the league for an up-and-coming future GM, you might look at the Cubs.