It’s that time of year, where every early move in a game, every dugout hug, every management mention of a player’s name has fans wondering if they’re about to see a beloved player get moved to a different team.
This season is no different, of course, as tight divisional races have some teams on the hunt to backfill injured player positions and bolster their bullpens as they prepare to head into the dog days of summer and the hunt for October.
Baseball writers do a lot of speculation this time of year, so we thought it might be fun to let you guys do some wishful trade imaginings. With the Cubs now in fourth place in the NL Central and management having all but committed to a “re-tooling” they seem likely sellers, but which of the current staff will go, and to where?
Play GM for a moment and head over to the FanPost section, select “New FanPost” on the left, and tell us which moves you would make if you had the power of the Cubs front office at your fingertips.