2015 Winter Meetings (Day Two)
Update 2: In a related move, Castro heads to the Yankees for RHP Adam Warren and IF Brendan Ryan.
Update 1: Zobrist signs with the Cubs for 4/$56m.
Cahill is back and Baez is rumored to be on the block.
Meanwhile, the Reds have a bridge over the Ohio River they'd like to sell you.
bradsbeard 3 hours 11 min ago (view)
You say that in jest, but just from the 2016 draft, which did not feature a first or second round pick, the Cubs drafted 4 players who were added to 40 man rosters this winter (Hatch, Miller, Rucker, Short) with Mekkes, Giambrone, and several others being potential mid-season additions.
Dolorous Jon Lester 3 hours 28 min ago (view)
So I guess he's the first guy since Rondon we've taken in rule 5 with a shot at making the roster. That's kinda cool
crunch 3 hours 33 min ago (view)
"Megill is a guy we tried to trade for, actually, prior to the Rule 5." - hoyer
Dolorous Jon Lester 3 hours 43 min ago (view)
That's a bummer. He does what few on the big league club do: put the bat on the ball.
Also hate to lose Rucker. He's a perfect type to be on AAA shuttle and cheap middle relief at minimum.
QuietMan 3 hours 44 min ago (view)
Good stuff indeed.
crunch 3 hours 45 min ago (view)
A's trade for machin...probably not getting him back.
crunch 3 hours 57 min ago (view)
cubs seem to be using the minor league phase of the rule5 to attempt to build a farm system...better than their recent non-1st-round draft record so far, i guess.
crunch 4 hours 1 min ago (view)
he was rumored as a cubs trade target from SD last year...along with rowan wick and brad wieck...
they seem to have a real focus on the SD minor league system.
cubbies.4ever 4 hours 6 min ago (view)
is Trevor Megill worth a spot? Probably better than most of the bullpen last year
crunch 4 hours 7 min ago (view)
cubs/giants GMs stepped out of the Rule5 "draft room" to talk shop.
someone might be getting traded related to the draft.
crunch 4 hours 9 min ago (view)
carlos sepulveda to the dodgers
crunch 4 hours 11 min ago (view)
cubs lose faustino carrera. was hoping he would go unnoticed in the system.
crunch 4 hours 15 min ago (view)
machin expected to be traded.
crunch 4 hours 18 min ago (view)
vimael machin to phillies
trevor megill (RHP) to the cubs from SD
cubbies.4ever 4 hours 20 min ago (view)
Cubs lose Michael Rucker
Mike Wellman 4 hours 37 min ago (view)
"And while there was no question about Clemente's talent and upside, he was very inexperienced and nowhere near MLB-ready in February 1954..." Same here - I was born that month of that year...