Cubs May Be Talking Derrek Lee Trade With Angels

June 3, 2010 by  

According to Chicago Tribune sources, the Cubs may be in talks with the LA Angels involving first baseman Derrek Lee.

The Angels recently lost their first baseman, Kendry Morales, when he broke his leg in a freak accident at home plate after he hit a walk-off grand slam.

According to the Fred Mitchell and David Kaplan report, "Lee was a late scratch from Wednesday's lineup because of tightness in his right hamstring."

If Lee is in fact being dangled in trade talks, it would certainly be interesting, as it could signal the beginning of an admittance by the Cubs that the season isn't going anywhere.

In other words, it could be the Cubs version of the "White Flag" trade the Sox pulled off years ago, albeit much ...

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