Here's a Cubs rumor to start off your morning regarding Indians righthander Carlos Carrasco:
And just to get you up to speed, here is a list of all the significant trades made this week, perhaps the busiest trade deadline week ever:
Athletics trade Ben Zobrist and cash to the Royals for Aaron Brooks and Sean Manaea.
Rays trade David DeJesus and to the Angels for Eduar Lopez.
Indians trade David Murphy to the Angels for Eric Stamets.
Pirates trade Jayson Aquino to the Indians for cash.
Royals trade Joe Blanton to Pirates for cash considerations
Phillies trade Cole Hamels, Jake Diekman and cash to Rangers for Matt Harrison, Jorge Alfaro, Nick Williams, Jake Thompson, Alec Asher and Jerad Eickhoff
Tigers trade David Price to the Blue Jays for Jairo Labourt, Matt Boyd, and Daniel Norris.
Tigers trade Joakim Soria to the Pirates for JaCoby Jones.
Indians trade Brandon Moss to the Cardinals for Rob Kaminsky.
Reds trade Mike Leake to the Giants for Adam Duvall and Keury Mella.
Dodgers get: Mat Latos and Michael Morse from the Marlins and Bronson Arroyo, Luis Avilan, Jim Johnson and Jose Peraza from the Braves.
Braves get: Hector Olivera, Paco Rodriguez and Zach Bird from the Dodgers and the Marlins' competitive-balance pick in the 2016 draft.
Marlins get: Jeff Brigham, Victor Araujo and Kevin Guzman from the Dodgers.
That's 23 teams who have made at least one trade this week. The seven who haven't, yet: Diamondbacks, White Sox, Twins, Orioles, Giants, Padres... and the Cubs, who have been linked to at least one team also on the "haven't" list, the Padres.
There are just six hours to go (from the time of this post) until the non-waiver deadline hits at 3 p.m. CT. Remember that even if you don't hear of a trade by precisely 3 p.m., that's the deadline for teams to file paperwork on trades. It's still possible news could be reported on a deal for an hour or so after that.
Enjoy this day, and perhaps it will bring the Cubs a new player or two.