3 bats the Chicago Cubs can target at the trade deadline

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2. Elias Diaz

Trading for Colorado Rockies catcher Elias Diaz is a move that kills two birds with one stone. He is both an upgrade offensively and defensively for the Cubs, with Miguel Amaya taking the reins slower than the team had hoped. Diaz's catcher framing skills are vastly better than Amaya's and his offense would be a significant boost to the starting lineup.

With any Rockies hitter, looking at their home/road splits away from Coors Field is essential, and the results are often discouraging. Elias is slightly better on the road, with a line of .300/.356/.425 and a 123 wRC+. When you think about a hitter who can address multiple needs for the team all at once, it's hard to find somebody who fits the bill more than Diaz. He is a free agent this offseason, and like with Alonso, the Cubs have enough prospect currency to pay up in this situation to outbid other teams and ensure they secure his services at the trade deadline.