It’s Official: Diamondbacks Send Montero To Cubs (Updates)

The Cubs make it official:

Here is how the story unfolded earlier in the day:

Bob Nightengale of USA Today says to expect the Diamondbacks to trade catcher Miguel Montero to the Cubs sooner than later:

Earlier reports mentioned A-level pitching prospects, with the Cubs assuming the rest of the $40 million remaining on Montero’s contract. Update (4:00 p.m.): Jon Morosi says the deal is agreed upon:

Update (4:05 p.m.): And here’s what the Cubs gave up:

Update (4:53 p.m.): Are the Cubs now getting ready to move their incumbent catcher?

We shall see.

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