According to a report from Dave Kaplan, the Cubs “may be involved in trade talks that could send Derrek Lee to L.A.”
The Angels’ lost their first baseman last weekend and are rumored to be looking for a replacement. Kendry Morales broke his leg celebrating a walk-off grand slam.
Updated – 11:20pm CDT – According to a tweet from the Sun-Times, the Angels appear to be targeting Xavier Nady despite the Derrek Lee rumors. During Tuesday’s Cubs 10th Inning Show (WGN) Dave Kaplan said he spoke with sources that said the Angels were not interested in trading for Derrek Lee … Kaplan changed his story less than a day later.
Kaplan cited “excellent baseball sources” for the tip.
Another report from Los Angeles Wednesday mentioned the Angels possible interest in Xavier Nady. Nady cannot be traded, without his permission, until June 15.
The Angels are looking. Will Derrek Lee waive his no-trade clause?
Stay Tuned …