NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Cubs already asked Carlos Marmol to waive his no-trade rights last month, when they thought they were closing in on a deal with the Los Angeles Angels for Dan Haren.
The Cubs appear to have a new option for the ninth inning: Kyuji Fujikawa.
When reports started to surface last Friday that the Cubs and Angels were involved in serious discussions about a Carlos Marmol for Dan Haren trade, several reports considered the deal a foregone c
Going after Dan Haren shows that the Cubs will look into everything. They have money to burn, but dont want to commit long-term, and arent opposed to rental players.
As of late Friday night, the Cubs trade for Dan Haren is reportedly off. Here's what the Cubs would have acquired in Haren: