Detroit Tigers reportedly trade OF Cameron Maybin to Cubs for prospect Zack Short
DETROIT The Detroit Tigers reportedly traded outfielder Cameron Maybin to the Chicago Cubs for infield prospect Zack Short just minutes before Mondays MLB trade deadline. The 25-year-old is a 45-grade overall prospect with above-average fielding, running and arm strength grades. He isnt considered a great contact or power hitter, but his 261 walks in 371 career games suggests hes got promising plate discipline. Short finished the 2019 season with the Triple-A Iowa Cubs, so hes just one step away from the MLB level. Overall, it seems like a solid return for the Tigers, considering Maybin will be a free agent in a month.
Detroit Tigers should consider trading pitchers to Yankees for Clint Frazier, Miguel Andujar
On Thursday, the Yankees optioned Miguel Andujar to their alternate training site, where hell join former top prospect Clint Frazier in intrasquad games and workouts. Trade returnJust because Andujar and Frazier cant break the Yankees starting lineup doesnt mean theyre scrubs. In that full season, Andujar hit 27 home runs and 47 doubles in 149 games with a low strikeout rate and a .297/.328/.527 slash line. Andujar has shown what he can do in a full season, and Frazier deserves a chance to validate his prospect pedigree. But with Miguel Cabreras contract the only post-arbitration deal on the books after this season, the Tigers have plenty of money to spend.