Chicago Cubs Rumors: Looking at the Cubs’ potential trade pieces
With less than a week until the trade deadline, we take a look at the Chicago Cubs’ potential bargaining chips.
The end of July is a very magical time in the baseball world. And by magical we mean every fanbase makes up ridiculous trade scenarios in order to bolster their team. Chicago Cubs fans are no exception.
While the Cubs’ cupboard looks dry after the Jose Quintana trade, they’ve still got intriguing pieces in the farm system. However, if the team wants a real difference-maker, they’ll have to trade away someone on the big-league roster.
The Cubs have several pieces that plenty of teams would love to have. Today, we’ll be ranking these players on their tradeability, which can include contract status, impact upon arrival and overall likelihood that they’ll be swapped.
Keep in mind that these aren’t based on the odds that they’ll be traded this season, but in the long run.