WIth the 2020 MLB schedule potentially being tightened/shortened, it's unknown how the July 31 trade deadline will be affected.
We're nearing the three-year mark of the Cubs swinging a deal with the White Sox for José Quintana. That trade isn't look back on kindly, but by no means is it the worst in team history.
Last week, I named the top trades in Cubs franchise history. The club's transaction record through the years isn't perfect, however, as is the case for every team.
With that, here are the nine worst trades the Cubs have made in their history.Click here to download the new MyTeams App by NBC Sports! Receive comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Cubs easily on your device.
As annual contenders, the Cubs have been active players on the trade market since 2015, upgrading their roster for potential playoff runs.
We've seen some big trades in recent years (Nick Castellanos, José Quintana), but did you know the Cubs haven't made a move with the Phillies since 2008? Or the Brewers since 2005?
Let's look back on the Cubs most recent deal with every team, then, shall we?
Note: Trades where the Cubs "purchased" a player (per Baseball Reference's definition) aren't included.