It appears that the Chicago Cubs have made a deal with the Houston Astros to acquire outfielder Dexter Fowler, per Bruce Levine.
Breaking news -Cubs close to completing trade for Houston CF Dexter Fowler .
— Bruce Levine (@MLBBruceLevine) January 19, 2015
Fowler, 28, is expected to be a key veteran in a lineup that has a lot of young prospects. Former Oakland Athletics starter Dan Straily will head to the Astros as part of the deal, according to Susan Slusser.
— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) January 19, 2015
Infielder Luis Valbuena will also be headed to the Astros in the deal.
Source: Luis Valbuena going to Astros along with Dan Straily in deal for Dexter Fowler.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 19, 2015