Trades to be Mades Preview, Pt. 2
Welcome to the second day of our coverage! In today's article, I'm going to ... well, do a whole lot of nothin'. I'm opening it up to you.
Basically, I love trade speculation as much as anybody. When I was a kid, I used to fill up notebooks with trade ideas to help better the Cubs. ....sorry, did I just mumble? What I meant to say is that I was an unmitigated geek. Actually, I still am.
However, I now realize how ludicrous fan trade suggestions are. They just don't make sense, like, ever. I mean, no, the Cubs aren't going to get Derrek Lee to break his no-trade clause, and even if he will, San Diego wouldn't take him, Jason Marquis, and a prospect in a trade for Jake Peavy and Adrian Gonzalez.
(In all seriousness though, there is a report that Peavy would waive his no-trade clause to pitch in Chicago.)
So, rather than make some trade suggestions that will surely get ripped apart, I'd like to welcome you, the Goat Reader, to offer up some suggestions of your own ... which, uh, will surely get ripped apart. ...ahem.
Or, you could even just list off some non-free-agented players out there who you think the Cubs should consider pursuing.
Or, you could make some ludicrous trade suggestions. Either way.