Cubbies Crib: Morning Marquee 11/29


Jeff Samardzija trade rumors continue to surface with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Toronto Blue Jays looking like the front runners to land the 28-year-old right hander. Former Cub Mike Harkey was named the Diamondbacks pitching coach and Arizona also stated they will not sign any free-agent linked to PED use. Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun made a public statement on his use of PEDs for the first time on Wednesday.

ESPN MLB: Cubs should sign Jacoby Ellsbury

CSN Chicago: Ex-Cub Mike Harkey named Diamondbacks pitching coach

Baseball America: Surprise player available in Rule 5 Draft

FOX Sports: Public funds? Nats get laughed at, but Braves land $300M

CBS Sports: Creating baseball’s perfect shortstop Homecoming could help lure Napoli to Miami

Yahoo! Sports: Report: Diamondbacks against rewarding users with big contracts D-backs discussing contract with righty Hudson

Washington Business Journal: D.C. mayor laughs at Nationals $300M stadium roof pitch

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Transcript: Ryan Braun addresses media about PEDs

New York Post: Hughes likely to get 2 years, but not from Mets

NBC Sports: Twins agree to four-year, $49 million pact with free agent right-hander Ricky Nolasco

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