We Can Remove Scott Kazmir From the List of Cubs Targets
According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Houston Astros have acquired starter Scott Kazmir from the Oakland Athletics. The A’s then announced that they were receiving a couple prospects, RHP Daniel Mengden and C Jacob Nottingham, in return.
While a lot of people had hoped the veteran lefty would end up on the North Side, this is just the first of a flurry of moves that are likely to take place in earnest from here on out. With the first big move of the trade season, Hug Watch is now in full effect across the league. Will the Cubs score one of the arms they’ve been linked to for so long?