According to reports from ESPN 1000 in Chicago and XM Radio, the Cubs are close to finalizing a deal with the Mariners. The Cubs would send Ronny Cedeno and a minor league pitcher to Seattle for Aaron Heilman.
Updated 10:55am C.T. – According to Ken Rosenthal the trade will be announced on Wednesday. Aaron Heilman would compete for the fifth spot in the Cubs rotation or for a spot in the bullpen.
Updated 12:15pm C.T. – It’s Official – The Cubs traded Ronny Cedeno and Garrett Olson to the Mariners for Aaron Heilman.
Will update when more information becomes available….