3 offseason moves we already wish the Chicago Cubs had done

We would like a redo option on these moves.

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3. Trade for Jarred Kelenic

One of the first trades of the Major League Baseball offseason was the Seattle Mariners trading former top prospect, outfielder Jarred Kelenic to the Atlanta Braves. The move was made at a time when the Cubs likely believed that Cody Bellinger would not be returning to their outfield for the 2024 season.

That is likely the reason why Kelenic's availability on the trade market intrigued the Cubs' front office. It would have been interesting to see the universe where the Cubs traded for Kelenic and also brought Bellinger back. That likely would have pushed the Cubs to have some comfort in moving one of their top outfield prospects in a trade.

Kelenic is off to a tremendous start with the Braves this season. Kelenic has 6 hits through his first 13 plate appearances this season. The Cubs' outfield is in a good spot but the addition of Kelenic likely would have created other trade avenues for the team to firmly address their need for pitching.

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