Cubbies Crib: Morning Marquee 11/14


Rumors continue to circulate about the Chicago Cubs and potential trades with other teams for pitcher Jeff Samardzija and outfielder Nate Schierholtz. The Arizona Diamondbacks and Toronto Blue Jays are the main targets that are popping up while a major report from CBS Sports about a potential blockbuster prospect trade between the Cubs and the Miami Marlins. The Marlins’ farm system is heavy with young pitching which the Cubs need and the Cubs’ are heavy with position players which the Marlins seek. There has been no update or confirmation of this potential prospect trade but it would be a risk for either team during their respective re-building process.

Chicago Tribune: Wrigley Field ice rink closed this winter

Chicago Sun-Times: Cubs’ Samardzija might be on his way out

ESPN Chicago: Bryant’s plant for success: Don’t look ahead

CSN Chicago: Scott Boras rips The Plan as Cubs avoid big free agents Wes Darvill making the most of Arizona Fall Leauge

Cubs Den: Cubs wish list: catcher, OF, SP, and closer as team expects to field a lot of calls this offseason

ESPN: Kershaw, Scherzer win Cy Young awards

FOX Sports: Punto agress to 1-year contract with A’s

CBS Sports: Red Sox make two-year offer to Salty but they’re in on Ruiz, others

NY Daily News: Source: Yankees discuss potential trade for Cardinals’ David Freese

NBC Sports: The Orioles may make Matt Wieters available

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