2 best destinations for Cubs Ian Happ ahead of 2022 MLB trade deadline

The Chicago Cubs shocked their fanbase last season when they opted to trade three of their core stars and most well-liked players in Anthony Rizzo, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant at the MLB trade deadline. In 2022, the Cubs find themselves in a similar position.

They’re currently 34-52 with no real shot at contention and a handful of trade chips at their disposal. There’s only one logical step forward for the Cubs: sell. But who should they trade? Star catcher Willson Contreras could net a hefty return at the MLB trade deadline. There’s also All-Star outfielder Ian Happ.

Happ has already popped up in trade rumors, given his .818 OPS, versatility and the fact that he was named to the National League All-Star team for the first time in his career.

There will undoubtedly be a bevy of contenders lining up to acquire Happ. but who is the best fit for the Cubs talented switch-hitter?

That’s what we’ll discuss here. Without further ado, here are the two best destinations for Ian Happ at the MLB trade deadline.

2 Best Destinations For Ian Happ At MLB Trade Deadline

2. Mariners 

The Seattle Mariners raced out of the gate earlier this year, looking like a team set to build off of last year’s excellent campaign.

Author: Lucy Green