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These 4 teams are interested in key Chicago Cubs players

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4 teams eyeing Chicago Cubs ahead of the trade deadline: New York Mets

Also on the list of teams scouting the Cubs over the weekend, the New York Mets. Although we already know about the Mets’ interest in Bryant, they make it as number one on this list because they seem to be the team with the most interest at this point. As more reports have come out besides the original, now this one of the team actually scouting the ball club during the game, it just goes to show that moves are coming whether we like them or not.

How does KB fit with the Mets? Pick your poison. That is what teams are loving about this proposal. Ronny Mauricio has been tied in trade talks as a potential return, although other talks have talked about the possibility of Bryant costing more than just a top prospect. It remains to be seen obviously what will happen in terms of a return as I am sure Jed is getting calls everyday looking for updates.

With Francisco Lindor going down on the IL with no timetable for a return, they could very well be scouting a shortstop instead of a third baseman. Baez, as you know, can also play second base quite well. Jeff McNeil is somewhat of a Swiss Army Knife himself in New York as he can play second, third and the outfield. Along with the fact that you’re leading the division by four games and want to stay on top, that makes the case for acquiring Baez a good one.

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One thing is for sure. The Cubs’ day-to-day line up is about to look a whole lot different heading into August. Whoever they let go, it just needs to make sense for the betterment of the team. If the Cubs utilize this trade deadline correctly they could be in really good shape moving forward in the form of securing top prospects. If you haven’t buckled up yet, do so.

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