Chicago Cubs: Evaluating recent trades and how the Cubs fared
By Ryan Tadych
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Over the last several years, the Chicago Cubs made their fair share of trades. Here’s a look at some of the more significant trades and how the Cubs fared.
Have you ever watched a Chicago Cubs game and wondered, how did they get that player? Well, a lot of times, it was a player acquired through a trade. It’s time to evaluate some of the recent trades the Cubs made. Did the Cubs win the trade? Where are the guys now? Some of these trades were during the Theo Epstein era, but we will even dive into a few trades during Jim Hendry’s time as well.
While Hendry was known for his flashy pickups during the trade era, it was Epstein’s ability to score the best deals in his trades. We’ll take a look at some of the deals that have impacted the Cubs last season, as well as the current year.