CHICAGO (CBS) — The Cubs had been sellers, whereas the White Sox had been consumers, with lower than 24 hours to go Monday till the commerce deadline.
The Sox are reportedly transferring backup catcher Reese McGuire to Boston for lefthanded reliever Jake Diekman.
Meanwhile, the Cubs proceed to rebuild by transferring their gamers out. The newest Cubs export is 28-year-old rookie reliever Scott Effross – who’s headed to the New York Yankees.
Effross has been phenomenal this season – putting out 50 in 44 innings whereas posting a 2.66 ERA.
The Cubs get again the quantity seven prospect within the Yankees group in starter Hayden Wesneski. The 24-year-old has made 19 begins in Triple-A, putting out 83 in 89 innings with a 3.51 ERA.