There's a weird nugget that is resurfacing about Nathan Eovaldi. Do you remember when the Yankees hasd been attached to trading this guy in the offseason? Many don't remember, but there was a nugget by Joel Sherman of the New York Post:
"The Yankees also continue to have Ivan Nova out in the market. One rival executive said he inquired on Nathan Eovaldi. The talks did not progress far, but as validation of Cashman’s mantra that he is open to any discussions this winter, he did not take the righty off the table."
It made sense back in December because Cashman said that he'd be willing to do whatever to make a better team. No one was safe, but at the time, there was a deep, deep buzz surrounding Andrew Miller and Brett Gardner, and so, no one really took the nugget from Sherman's piece seriously.
But everything comes full circle, and now there is word from NJ.com, who is quoting a tweet from "The Score" that Eovaldi may be on the market again. The Yankees and the Cubs are talking apparently:
Now take from this what you want. Julie DiCaro said that talks are in the early, early stages and for all we know, they didn't even happen, but it is interesting.Source says one of the pitchers the #Cubs are focusing on for possible deal is #Yankees SP Nathan Eovaldi. Nothing imminent.— Julie DiCaro (@JulieDiCaro) May 29, 2016
Hey, we are coming up to the trade deadline. There will be many, many wacky ideas coming down the pike. Some are legit, some aren't. Read everything and let's see what happens.
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