Posts tagged "Trade talk"

Is Darwin Barney on His Way to New York?

Is Darwin Barney on His Way to New York?
The Chicago Cubs have been relatively inactive this off season, outside of signing a handful of minor leaguers, and trading Brian Bogusevic to the Miami Marlins for Justin Ruggiano. That trade, however, might only be the first of the off season as the Cubs are known to be shopping Jeff Samardzija to any team willing... Read more »

Mortgaging the Future for Scherzer

Mortgaging the Future for Scherzer
Everyone inside and outside of Chicago know that the Chicago Cubs need an ace pitcher. Looking up and down their roster and farm system, there is not one pitcher you can look at and say “There is the ace pitcher who can stop a losing streak”. The Cubs do not have one single pitcher who... Read more »

Fans Wonder if Recent Hot Stretch Should Halt Trade Talk

Fans Wonder if Recent Hot Stretch Should Halt Trade Talk
With the current hot stretch the Chicago Cubs have been in, many fans are getting starry eyed and believing that this team is much closer to contending than originally thought this year. The Cubs have climbed the mountain and have brought themselves to only eight games under .500 and nine games out of the second... Read more »
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Brain Exercises: Ricky Nolasco and Matt Garza

Brain Exercises: Ricky Nolasco and Matt Garza
The other day we started talking about coveted pitchers that could hit the trade market very soon.  The list includes Matt Garza of the Chicago Cubs and Ricky Nolasco of the Miami Marlins.  Given the following by Buster Olney:   The Marlins have told other teams they have clubs willing to take on all of... Read more »

Potential Trade Partner #1: The Washington Nationals

Potential Trade Partner #1: The Washington Nationals
We started the other day with a trade season preview and Moe set up a number of scenarios for what the Cubs may do with Matt Garza.  Since we’re still a few weeks ahead of the All-Star Break, figuring out who the trade partners might be could be useful for post-All-Star Break maneuverings.  The Cubs... Read more »

The Perfect Landing Spot for Feldman, but a Trade That Will Never Happen

The Perfect Landing Spot for Feldman, but a Trade That Will Never Happen
Last night while attending the Chicago Cubs game, I had a revelation. Despite how well Scott Feldman is pitching this year, he likely is not in the long term plans for the boys in blue, in fact he likely only has another month worth of service time left with the north side ball club. While... Read more »
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