Cubs Rumor Roundup (12/5): Ohtani Meeting, Kintzler Interest, Schwarber Trade Proposal

We’re finally starting to see a little movement in the offseason market, so it seemed like the right time to do a quick rumor roundup for the day that was. Which means like three more things will break as soon as this is published. The Cubs have been relatively quiet to this point, but that’s likely to change here very soon. In fact, some of Tuesday’s activity may precipitate moves on the North Side.

Cubs meet with Ohtani

Ken Rosenthal reported on Twitter that the Cubs had met with Shohei Ohtani in LA Tuesday, which no one really knew about otherwise. That’s been par for the course in this whole saga, but the Cubs seem to be operating even more steathily than others.

I wrote in an earlier piece that it might be best to go last when it comes to these in-person meetings, but it appears that honor is going to the Padres. Seen by some as the favorites to land the two-way superstar, San Diego may have him all to themselves Wednesday, if indeed they’re meeting with him then.

The Giants, Dodgers and Angels met with Ohtani Monday, with the Rangers and Mariners joining the Cubs …Read the Rest

Source:: Cubs Insider

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