MLB trade rumors: Cubs interested in Christian Yelich

Here’s a new one.

The Miami Marlins have been having a fire sale of most of their best players since Derek Jeter’s ownership group took over. Giancarlo Stanton, Dee Gordon and Marcell Ozuna have already been dealt, and catcher J.T. Realmuto reportedly expressed his desire to be traded.

Christian Yelich might be next on the list of Marlins veterans to go. So here’s a rumor for you:

Hearing the #Cubs are one of the teams talking to the #Marlins about Christian Yelich. No serious discussions at this time but the interest is very high on the Cubs end

— Sean Sears (@sean_sears6) December 29, 2017

Now. I don’t know of the reliability of this information and I haven’t seen it corroborated by any other Cubs writer, so it might be just noise.

But let’s talk about it anyway.

Yelich was the Marlins’ No. 1 pick in 2010, 23rd overall. (Note: that was seven picks after the Cubs took Hayden Simpson.)

He made his major-league debut in 2013 and has been a regular Marlins outfielder ever since. Last year he became the team’s full-time center fielder (155 games played there, 150 starts) and over the last …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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