Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado and Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant are two of the biggest names on the trade market. As both organizations weigh offers for their respective stars, the Rockies and Cubs have also reportedly discussed a one-for-one swap.
According to ESPN’s Jesse Rogers, Chicago and Colorado engaged in dialogue on a blockbuster trade that would see both teams swap All-Star third baseman. As part of the deal, the Rockies would reportedly cover some of Arenado’s salary as part of the deal.
It’s a new wrinkle in a trade market that has been flooded with speculation about where Bryant and Arenado could land.