Cubs Rumors: Three trades they need to make before deadline

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These three deals could put the Cubs over the top in this strange 2020 season

It’s getting close to that time of year where the haves and the have nots start coming to the fore- that’s right- the MLB Trade Deadline is rapidly approaching on August 31. Now, the goal of every team is to win, and teams are so bunched during this realigned and shortened 2020 season, just about everyone thinks they have a shot at winning. With an expanded playoff, that makes it even more likely.

That being said, there are always going to be teams who have a better shot just due to sheer talent and lineup and roster construction. The Cubs seem to be one of those this year for sure after a 13-5 start to this bizarre season.

The Cubs also may or may not need to get under the Luxury Tax threshold before August 31 to reset penalties and punishments for having spent too much money too many years in a row. If the Cubs do need to cut bait with some high-priced individuals, the reason for making some trades might be a bit unorthodox or strange, given the fact the Cubs have jumped out to such a successful start.

Without further ado, let’s hop right into some possible deals the Cubs should make or at least strongly consider before the deadline comes and goes.