Originally posted on All Things Rockies  |  Last updated 11/28/11
Interest in players this time of year is like the weather — the significance lies in the degrees. The Rockies plan on tendering Ian Stewart a contract, but haven’t ruled out trading him. The Cubs have interest, but the seriousness is unclear. One National League executive said late Monday night that Stewart represented a good fit for Chicago. The Rockies, until now, have resisted the urge to move the third baseman. They turned down Arizona at last July’s trading deadline. The reason? His potential. He’s a left-handed slugger with a 25-home run season on his resume. The talent exists, leaving the Rockies afraid he would succeed elsewhere if moved. But this winter, the Rockies are leaning toward cutting ties with the 26-year-old. The Cubs are among the several teams looking for third baseman, including the Angels, Tigers. The Pirates also had some interest last season. Because Stewart will make roughly $2 million in arbitration, which is not fully guaranteed, the Rockies don’t have to give
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