TheBaseballPage.com

Cubs among most active teams.

Cubs among most active teams.

Cubs among most active teams.

Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun Times lists Castro and Marshall as the only untouchables. As touchables he lists everyone on the roster, including Matt Garza and ‘Please touch’-ables as Carlos Zambrano. Wittenmyer also lists free agent odds. Pujols ending up with the Cubs is 500-1.  He lists Wakefield ending up in Chicago as 20-1 and interestingly lists Soler as 5-1.

Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune writes that Epstien is ready to make deals. Besides the names we've heard, he laos lists, Marmol, Wells, Soto, and Byrd on the trading block.

Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune lists other players that should interest the Cubs. "Padres third baseman Chase Headley, Indians third baseman Jack Hannahan, Mets first baseman-third baseman Daniel Murphy and Orioles infielder Robert Andino."

Carrie Muskat of MLB.com tweets "Agent for #Cubs Matt Garza told pitcher "It'll be an active Winter Meetings, so watch TV." Garza's response: "I'll be in Italy." #vacation" @CarrieMuskat

Danny Knobler of CBS Sports tweets "Other teams believe Cubs will try for Pujols, but only with shorter term offer with high AAV (avg $ per yr)" @DKnobler

Jon Heyman tweets "#cubs told at least 1 team that would need to be overwhelmed to even consider trading garza." @SI_JonHeyman

 

We keep hearing mixed stories on Garza, but it seems like he's on the block, this price may just be extremely high. There are nearly no untouchables, even Marshall could be traded. If Epstein goes after bargain players like Hannahan, Murphy, or Headley, it could be similar to the moves he first made when he was in Boston, like Millar and Mueller. If nothing else, Theo is certainly active.

By Truth and rumors
Monday, 5 Dec 2011

 

More From Around the Web

Sponsored Links

This day in baseball history

July 31

  • 2005

    Among thousands of high-spirited Boston Red Sox and Chicago ...

  • 1996

    On July 31, 1996, the New York Yankees acquire slugging DH/f ...

  • 1990

    On July 31, 1990, Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rang ...

More Baseball History

Player Profile

Cozy Dolan

3B, Philadelphia Philies

Read Bio
Hall of Fame

Bob Lemon

3B, Cleveland Indians

Read Bio
Season Profile

2003 Boston Red Sox

2003 was Theo Epstei

Read Bio
Historical Figure

Bob Nutting

 

Read Bio
Manager Profile

Mickey Cochrane

Detroit Tigers

Read Bio
Ballpark Profile

Mile High

The large size of the stadium

Read Bio
No votes yet

Comments

Login or register to post comments

Stay Connected

Share |

Today's Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: