Cubbies Crib: Morning Marquee 12/7


The Cubs made minor news on Friday as they expressed interest in former Milwaukee Brewers’ closer John Axford and were linked with Joba Chamberlin.

The Seattle Mariners signed free agent second baseman Robinson Cano to a 10-year, $240 million contract to start an eventful Hot Stove day. The New York Mets signed outfielder Curtis Granderson promoting the Yankees to sign Carlos Beltran. The Yanks also signed Hiroki Kuroda while Mike Napoli will return to the Boston Red Sox.

Chicago Tribune: Epstein sticking with Cubs’ long-term plan

CSN Chicago: Cubs looking at Axford in search for closer

Cubs.com: Cubs keeping options open for shortstop Baez

The Seattle Times: Report: Robinson Cano agrees to deal with Mariners

FOX Sports: Granderson agrees to four-year, $60 million deal with Mets

CBS Sports: Yankees agree to three-year contract with Beltran

ESPN Boston: Mike Napoli agrees to 2 years, $32M

NBC Sports: Dodgers re-sign Brian Wilson

Washington Post: Nats agree to terms with outfielder Nate McLouth

New York Post: Yankees retain Kuroda to 1-year, $16M deal

Houston Chronicle: Source: Astros agree on Scott Feldman to three-year deal

Baltimore Sun: Orioles agree to 2-year deal with reliever Ryan Webb

CBS Sports: Rangers agree to deal with catcher Arencibia

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