With the winter meetings set to begin in San Diego, there’s a growing buzz in the industry that free agent signings will pick up soon, but what about the trade market?
To jump-start the negotiations, we asked ESPN’s MLB pundits Bradford Doolittle and David Schoenfield to put on their GM hats to find the best option for the players whose names have been mentioned in trade rumors this week. low season.
While there may not be a Juan Soto-level mega-trade ready to shake up stovetop baseball’s season as we saw at the MLB trade deadline, there are still plenty of big names that could be on the move. Do our experts have an ace or future All-Star coming (or leaving) from their favorite team?
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Doolittle: St.Louis Cardinals
One of the safest bets of the stovetop baseball season is that the Blue Jays will trade their surplus of starting catchers (Gabriel Moreno, Danny Jansen and Alejandro Kirk), but it’s unclear who will go. Moreno probably has the most trade value and the veteran Jansen the least. So I’m splitting in half and sending Kirk to the Cardinals to become the successor to future Hall of Famer Yadier Molina.