Originally Posted by jcubs69
Not sure why the yankees would let him slide to waivers if he was that promising......especially for an aged injury prone beltran.
Beltran had a fabulous season, last year. Injury-prone or not, he's an awesome hitter.
The Yankees simply ran out of room on their 40-man roster - due to the abundance of players that they signed. Marshall was a top 10 prospect in their system, last season, and the Cubs just got him for free. It may never materialize, but it's a no-risk acquisition, with an upside attached.