Will Miguel Montero be a Diamondback by the end of the day? Follow along with our live blog on VenomStrikes as Diamondbacks updates from Day 2 of the Winter Meetings in San Diego roll in.
Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports Montero to the Cubs not close:
Bob Nightengale of the USA Today says the Diamondbacks are on the verge of agreeing to send Montero to the Cubs, and the deal should be done by the end of the day.
Tony La Russa likes INF Daniel Descalso, and the Diamondbacks have been mentioned as a possibility.
The Diamondbacks Cubs deal for Miguel Montero is done as first reported by John Morosi of Fox Sports.
Here is John Gambadoro of arizonasports 98.7 FM with more details:
Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reported the first pitcher coming back to the Diamondbacks in the deal:
Piecoro also reported the other pitcher in the deal:
Bruce Levine of WSCR-AM confirmed Piecoro’s reports:
Meanwhile Kiley McDaniel of FanGraphs reported the details of the Yasmany Tomas trade:
After The Montero Trade: