MLB Rumors: Top 3 Landing Spots For Ian Happ

Ian Happ is having a career year for the Chicago Cubs. Batting 30 points above his career average, he sits at .279 along with a .366 on-base percentage. He's provided nine home runs and 44 RBIs. 

He plays multiple positions, and as a switch-hitter, has even more value, particularly for teams looking for a left-handed bat. 

A look at three contenders who provide the best landing spots for the versatile first-time All-Star.

Toronto Blue Jays

The Blue Jays have been searching for an impact left-handed bat all season. And although Raimel Tapia had a career weekend in Boston (10 RBIs), the need still exists to balance out the lineup a bit more. Happ would fit the bill nicely. 

San Diego Padres

Padres GM AJ Preller has been rumored to be in trade discussions with the Cubs, and Happ is one of his targets. With outfield being one of Happ's primary positions, he'd be a welcome fit for the Padres, as Trent Grisham (.190), Jurickson Profar (.238) and the currently-injured Wil Myers (1 home run) have provided very little production.

Atlanta Braves

Having just lost Adam Duvall to a season-ending injury, the Braves are desperate for an outfield fix. On top of that, second base is Happ's other primary position, an area where the Braves are also hurting, with Ozzie Albies out for another month. Happ seems like a natural fit for GM Alex Anthopoulos.

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