A 23-year-old slugging corner outfielder who can be had for just money? Sound like a fit? Um, yes please.
MLB News and Rumors
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There’s not a ton of potential impact here to the Cubs (a tiny amount), but good for Veras.
The career-long Padre passed away today at the age of 54.
Things aren’t going well for the Cubs’ next opponent. Of course, the Cubs should be so lucky.
Gregory Polanco is coming up for the Pirates tonight. Digging into Castro and Schierholtz numbers, and Sweeney’s rehab.
Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, 26, is now a free agent. Also, if the Cubs deal Jason Hammel, how big could the return be?
There could be a back-up catcher to pick up on the cheap. Also: far sexier rumors.
It’s conceivable, and they certainly have the prospects to make a deal work. Nick Cafardo suggests there could be interest.
Carlos Villanueva reminds us of the human side of trades – something he might soon have to deal with.
Houston Astros Reportedly to Call Up Prospect Jonathan Singleton in Conjunction with Big Contract Extension
An extension for a pre-Major League top prospect? I suspect you can see the potential relevance here.
The Pirates will get another selection on Thursday, and we have the opportunity to discuss the value of traded picks.
Isn’t that a great headline and picture with which to start your Saturday!?!?
Would the Blue Jays prefer a rental pitcher at the deadline? Well, maybe, but …