Shelby Miller Rumors Continue To Swirl

The Atlanta Braves seem to be more and more likely to trade starting pitcher Shelby Miller before their time in Nashville at the Winter Meetings is complete.

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, a trade including Miller could happen as soon as Tuesday.

Heyman reported that the Braves were meeting late into the night and reportedly made progress on a deal, but it was never finalized.

The Arizona Diamondbacks along with the Chicago Cubs are two teams that have been linked to Miller. The Diamondbacks have had several talks with the Braves about Miller although Arizona has turned down two trades that would have sent A.J. Pollock to the Braves.

As for the Cubs, they were apparently close on a deal that would have sent Javier Baez to Atlanta after talks moved on from Jorge Soler.

That was Monday night, but now the latest reports out of Nashville are saying that both the Cubs and D’Backs are out on Miller, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.

The D’Backs have reportedly “moved their attention away” from Miller, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. Many teams do remain interested, however.

Back to the Rosenthal report, he tweeted out that the Dodgers have had some conversations with the Braves, but it remains “unclear” where those talks stand.

It seems as if Miller will be traded, but the remaining questions are to whom and when. The Braves will want a decent return on Miller, and many teams that have been linked, including the Dodgers, have the resources to make a deal.

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