Cubbies Crib: Morning Marquee 12/6


New Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria addressed the media for the first time at Wrigley Field over a month after his hiring. Renteria spoke about his understanding on the Cubs organization and the young talent within it.

The Robinson Cano saga continues with the Seattle Mariners and the New York Yankees. Two former St. Louis Cardinals: infielder Rafael Furcal and reliever Edward Mujica will not be divisional foes in 2014. Furcal signed with the Miami Marlins and Mujica with the Boston Red Sox. The Brewers also traded outfielder Norichika Aoki to the Kansas City Royals.

Chicago Tribune: Cubs’ Renteria tips cap to mentors

ESPN Chicago: Renteria ready for Castro, Cubs

CSN Chicago: Theo looks for next Ellsbury as Cubs wait to enter Tanaka sweepstakes

USA Today: Winfield joins union as special assistant to Tony Clark

CBS Sports: Mariners offer Cano nine years, $225 million in Seattle meeting

ESPN MLB: Sources: Yanks growing pessimistic

Sports Illustrated Wire: Yankees near deal with Rays’ Kelly Johnson as Robinson Cano insurance

Yahoo! Sports: Sources: Mariners, Dodgers amongst possible destinations for Rays’ David Price

Fan Graphs: The Price for David Price

FOX Sports KC: Royals acquire outfielder Aoki from Milwaukee; Beltran remains an option

MLB.com: Aoki trade a win for both Brewers and Royals

NBC Sports: Marlins agree to one-year deal with Rafael Furcal

USA Today: No trade talks over Brandon Phillips, Reds GM confirms

Yahoo! Sports: Red Sox agree to terms with reliever Edward Mujica

MLB.com: Reds say Chapman likely to remain closer

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