Found December 22, 2011 on
MLB Trade Rumors:
The Cubs and Reds agreed to swap left-handed pitchers today in a deal that sends reliever Sean Marshall to Cincinnati for starter Travis Wood and two minor leaguers. Here are more notes from the NL Central...
A big bidder for Prince Fielder could emerge, but it now seems that the first baseman’s suitors are waiting for his asking price to drop significantly, tweets ESPN.com’s Buster Olney. I don’t expect the Brewers to re-sign Fielder, even if his asking price -- a ten-year deal -- falls significantly.
B.J. Rains of FOXSportsMidwest.com makes the case that the Cardinals should sign Yadier Molina to an extension. The backstop is set to hit free agency after the 2012 season.
The Pirates had interest in Derrek Lee earlier in the offseason, but are now said to be a long shot for him, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. Lee, an Excel Sports Management client, doesn’t necessarily fit in Pittsburgh now that the Pirates have traded for Casey McGehee.
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The Chicago Cubs have agreed to trade reliever Sean Marshall to the Cincinnati Reds for lefthander Travis Wood and two minor leaguers.
The left-handed Marshall has been a workhouse for the Cubs the past two season, making 158 appearances.
The 29-year-old Marshall was 6-6 with a 2.26 ERA in 78 appearances last season. He has a career 32-40 record in six seasons with Chicago.
The Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds have agreed to a trade in principle that will send pitcher Travis Wood and two minor-leaguers to the Cubs for left-handed reliever Sean Marshall, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Reports are announcing that the Reds will announce the trade this afternoon that nets Sean Marshall of the Cubs for lhp Travis Wood, Dave Sappelt, and 19-yr-old infield prospect Ronald Torreyes.
According to ESPN.com’s Keith Law, the prospects involved are Dave Sappelt and Ronald Torreyes. Sappelt, a 24-year-old outfielder, made a 38-game Major League debut with the Reds last season...
The Cincinnati Reds have acquired left-handed pitcher Sean Marshall from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for left-handed pitcher Travis Wood, outfielder Dave Sappelt and infielder Ronald Torreyes, the team announced today.
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Seeking to shore up the back end of their bullpen, the Reds on Friday completed the trade that acquired lefty reliever Sean Marshall from the Cubs. Cincinnati dealt Travis Wood along with prospects Dave Sappelt and Ronald Torreyes.
LHP Sean Marshall and two prospects to the Reds for LHP Travis Wood
Probably a win-win for both sides. The Reds are making a real run at the NL Central crown, having gutted their farm system for Mat Latos and now, dealing five years of Travis Wood for one of Sean Marshall. We can debate the long-term implications all we want, but Wood at best is a #4/#5 starter while Marshall is...
The Chicago Cubs will get minor leaguers Dave Sappelt and Ronald Torreyes in the deal that sends Sean Marshall to the Reds for Travis Wood, a team sou...
They weren’t factors in the bidding for Japanese pitching star Yu Darvish and aren’t serious players in the Prince Fielder sweepstakes. But the Cubs are quietly having a busy week, bringing back one of their .300 hitters, adding a former batting champ to the organization and getting close to trading...
In addition to acquiring left-handed reliever Sean Marshall in a trade with the Cubs on Friday, the Reds claimed right-handed reliever Josh Judy off waivers from the Indians.