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Nolan Arenado Trade Rumors: Cubs 'Absolutely Motivated' to Acquire Rockies Star

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Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado may be in a Chicago Cubs uniform for the 2020 season.

Dave Kaplan of ESPN 1000 (h/t Brett Taylor of Bleacher Nation) talked to a Rockies source who said the two teams have been in serious talks about a possible trade:

"I was on the phone with somebody in Colorado last night who covers the Rockies, and he said to me, 'Hey dude, let me just tell you, these discussions are real. Nolan Arenado … absolutely wants out of the Colorado Rockies organization, and he's made it clear to ownership.