From the Wire … Reported Deal Between Cubs and Angels for Marmol and Haren is Off

Updated 9:41pm CDTAccording to multiple reports, the deal that would have sent Carlos Marmol to the Angels for Dan Haren is now off. Several reports have indicated that the deal might not be 100 percent dead but it is highly unlikely at this point the trade will go through.

According to Bruce Levine, Carlos Marmol waived his no-trade clause and thought he had been traded. The Cubs pulled the deal off the table according to Ken Rosenthal.

Updated 9:41pm CDT – David Kaplan reported that there were too many hangups between the two teams to get a deal done.

Original report
According to multiple reports, the Cubs have traded Carlos Marmol to the Los Angeles Angels for Dan Haren.

The Chicago media and the media in Los Angeles are reporting the deal is all but official. Neither team has confirmed the deal, the money involved or if other players are included in the deal.

Updated 7:10pm CDTAccording to David Kaplan, the deal between the Cubs and Angels is not done. Discussions are progressing and financials are being worked out.

Updated 8:36pm CDT According to reports from Ken Rosenthal and David Kaplan, the deal between the Cubs and Angels is not done. The Angels continue to talk to other teams. The Cubs asked Marmol about teams on his no-trade clause and whether he would agree to a trade to the Angels according to Ken Rosenthal. The deal is still possible but Marmol appears to have leaked the trade before it was done. Kaplan is reporting that financials and medicals are being looked at.

Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the deal could be in Marmol’s hands at this point. If Carlos Marmol agrees to be traded to the Angels that Dan Haren will go to the Cubs.

Dan Haren is owed $15.5 million on the final year of the four-year, $44.75 million deal that included a club option that he signed in 2008. The final year of the contract is a club option that includes a $3.5 million buyout. Multiple reports indicated that Haren would be traded prior to the Angels deadline of 5:00pm PT to pick-up his option.

Carlos Marmol has confirmed the trade in the Dominican Republic. Marmol is on the final year of the three-year, $20 million contract he signed in February of 2011. Marmol is owed $9.8 million for the 2013 season.

According to one report, Carlos Marmol had to waive his no-trade clause in order for this deal to go through.

Stay Tuned … Will update once the deal is official.

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