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Brailyn Marquez jumped into the top of the prospect scene in 2019 for the Cubs.
The Cubs are sending Jhonny Pereda to the Red Sox to complete a trade from Jan 21, 2020.
While the perception surrounding Jason Heyward’s name has been that of disappointment in his tumultuous Cubs career, there’s a trend in his numbers that suggests he could return to his elite 2015 form if utilized correctly.
While the perception surrounding Happ’s name has been that of disappointment since he was demoted to the minors at the onset of last season, the trend in his numbers suggests he is set to breakout.
With the front office’s fixation of being under the luxury tax this upcoming season and how the farm system is currently stacked up, it appears that the organization is using 2020 as a bridge year to allow for brighter days in the future.
While many fans believe a free agent should have been acquired, the answer to man centerfield in 2020 has been obvious all offseason.
These players most likely will be a huge part of the Cubs success in the near future, whether they are trade pieces or future big-league starters.
While trading other star players on the roster would render the Cubs noncompetitive in the short term, Contreras provides an avenue for the Cubs to compete now and be better off long-term.