Posts tagged with: Jon Garland

Cubs, Mariners Complete Trade, Other MLB Notes

One trade to report as the Chicago Cubs have acquired middle reliever Aaron Heilman from the Seattle Mariners for pitcher Garrett Olson and the once highly-touted shortstop prospect Ronny Cedeno.  Both Heilman and Olson were involved in trades earlier in the off-season.  Heilman was sent to Seattle in the J.J. Putz deal, while Olson went the other way when Baltimore acquired Felix Pie from the Cubs.

  • Bobby Abreu is going to consider accepting a one-year deal after his initial demands were considered too high according to ESPN’s Buster Olney.
  • Word from Ken Rosenthal is that the Pittsburgh Pirates are closing in on a deal with former Rookie of the Year Eric Hinske.  The deal is reportedly for one-year, and includes some incentives.
  • MLB Trade Rumors via the Arizona Republic report on a one-year deal in Arizona for Jon Garland.  The deal is believed to be in the $6-8 million range.
  • Will Clark has joined the San Francisco Giants front office as a special assistant.