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Cubs’ Willson Contreras leads list of MLB trade candidates who, surprisingly, went nowhere

The 2022 MLB trade deadline came and went on Tuesday, and the occasion was of course notable for the number of headline-grabbing trades that went down — meaning, mostly, the whopper that landed Juan Soto in San Diego. Now, though, let’s take a moment to pay heed to the players who were not traded.  The …

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Cubs Aren’t Trading Willson Contreras, Ian Happ

After months of speculation, the Cubs will pass the trade deadline without moving two of their biggest trade chips.  The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reports that both catcher Willson Contreras and outfielder Ian Happ will both be staying put in Wrigleyville. It hasn’t exactly been a quiet deadline for the Cubs, as Mychal Givens, David Robertson, …

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Willson Contreras Just Wants This to Be Over, Uelmen’s Great Stuff, and Other Cubs Bullets

Ah, the sting of trying to get out the “normal” posts during the Blogathon. It’s hard not only because of limits on time and attention, but also just the focus. My brain is in RUMOR RUMOR TRADE RUMOR TRANSACTION RUMOR PROSPECTS mode, completely. It’s hard to step back and refocus for as long as it …

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