Fake Trade #1. This would definitely improve the Cubs rotation, and it would clear up some room in the outfield for Happ and Almora to play everyday. Marcus Stroman is a top of the rotation starter, and would probably pitch 2nd in the rotation with who we have right now. The Blue Jays would be getting OF/C Kyle Schwarber, as he has a lot of power and has shown a lot of promise. He had a down year last season, after being injured almost all of the 2016 season. After he was sent down to Triple-A Iowa, Kyle Schwarber had a great rest of the year and could be very good next year. Jen-Ho Tseng is a fan favorite in Chicago, and a lot of people look forward to what he can do and could be a #3 starter in the Blue Jays rotation. Erling Moreno is a RHP who could be a starter or bullpen pitcher. Moreno entered pro ball with an 87-91 mph fastball and now operates at 92-96 with power sink that generates a lot of swings and misses as well as groundouts. He has advanced feel for a changeup that shows flashes of becoming a plus pitch and continues to rank ahead of his slurvy breaking ball. After using a curveball earlier in his career, he's trying to refine a slider. Moreno doesn't have the smoothest delivery, yet he pounded the strike zone in his only fully healthy pro season. He offers more upside than most pitchers in the system, though that will mean little if he can't stay on the mound. Do you think this is a good or bad trade for Chicago? Please comment your opinions below!
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