Nate Schierholtz agrees to $5M deal with #cubs to avoid salary arbitration.
Chicago Tribune "The Cubs retained the rights of nine arbitration eligible players, led by pitcher Jeff Samardzija and second baseman Darwin Barney. How long they remain with the Cubs could be dictated by the trade market and the progress of their top prospects. Samardzija, one of the Cubs’ top trade chips,..." December 03
Diamondbacks would like to add a corner bat and have interest in trading for Cubs OF Nate Schierholtz, sources say. @FOXSports1
Cubs are talking Schierholtz but feeling is that if they don't get what they want now they can hold him because the FA market is so bad.
More to watch on deadline day: #Cubs appear more likely to trade Nate Schierholtz than Gregg or Russell.
ESPN Chicago "As the trading deadline approaches the Chicago Cubs are pondering a number of moves that could shape their future. Numerous teams have called on the availability of left-handed reliever James Russell and outfielder Nate Schierholtz. Although neither are star players each can be a..." July 31
The Cubs are getting solid interest on Nate Schierholtz one of the few good hitters on the market. More than likely he gets traded.
Chicago Tribune "Jeff Samardzija was cruising with a six-run lead on Wednesday night at Chase Field seemingly on his way to his seventh win. But Samardzija was knocked out in the sixth inning with a four-run lead and the D'backs wound up tying it on Cody Ross' sacrifice fly off Kevin Gregg in the ninth sending..." July 25
CSN Philly "Our look at potential trade targets of Ruben Amaro Jr. and the Phillies continues with a pair of Chicago Cubs: Nate Schierholtz and Carlos Villanueva. Schierholtz, whom the Phillies non-tendered over the winter after acquiring last July as part of the Hunter Pence trade, has had the best..." July 17
Hardball Talk "Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune has the scoop: Looking to upgrade in right field, the Pirates are studying deals for Nate Schierholtz and Alex Rios. It is possible that they’ll make a move sooner rather than later, as they are tied for the NL Central lead while last in OPS at the position..." July 14
ESPN.com "Chicago Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz did a double take when he looked at the lineups for spring games on Monday and Tuesday. Schierholtz was batting third each day, but on Tuesday he was scheduled to play first base against the Colorado Rockies, a position he's never played. He decided to..." February 25