Defensive Ability, Outfield Overload, and Other Bullets

Defensive Ability, Outfield Overload, and Other Bullets

Addison Russell is so very good with the glove, and he gets help from Anthony Rizzo.

by December 4, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Wake Up and Watch David Ross Hit a Grand Slam Off of Jake Arrieta

Wake Up and Watch David Ross Hit a Grand Slam Off of Jake Arrieta

And it was a pivotal grand slam at that!

by December 4, 2016 Chicago Cubs News

Lukewarm Stove: Dodgers and Hill, Sale, Astros, Melancon, More

Lukewarm Stove: Dodgers and Hill, Sale, Astros, Melancon, More

Hey, how’s your Saturday night? Here are some rumors if you’re busy reading the internet.

by December 3, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
One System Projects Cubs May Have Some of the Best Rule 5 Eligible Prospects

One System Projects Cubs May Have Some of the Best Rule 5 Eligible Prospects

If the projections are accurate, the Cubs might lose a player or two next week.

Looking at Less-Discussed Cubs In-House Relief Options: Pena, Zastryzny, Johnson

Looking at Less-Discussed Cubs In-House Relief Options: Pena, Zastryzny, Johnson

The Cubs have some intriguing, but inexperienced internal options to fill relief roles in 2017.

by December 3, 2016 Analysis and Commentary
Losing a Bet, Losing a Negotiation, Keeping an Exec, and Other Bullets

Losing a Bet, Losing a Negotiation, Keeping an Exec, and Other Bullets

LeBron James dons the Cubs gear. More on the CBA negotiations and implications.

Intriguing Non-Tenders Around Baseball: Tyson Ross is the Biggest Name

Intriguing Non-Tenders Around Baseball: Tyson Ross is the Biggest Name

The Cubs were connected by trade rumors to Ross for a very long time, and now he’s available for cash. However, he’s rehabbing.


Cubs Tender Contracts to Four Arbitration-Eligible Players, Non-Tender Four Others

Cubs Tender Contracts to Four Arbitration-Eligible Players, Non-Tender Four Others

Not many surprises this year, as all four arb-eligble Cubs were tendered contracts.

Cubs Sign Lefty Brian Duensing To One-Year, $2 Million Deal

Cubs Sign Lefty Brian Duensing To One-Year, $2 Million Deal

A lefty option for the Cubs’ bullpen.

More Miscellaneous CBA Bits: Officially Official, IFA Trouble, Future War Looming, More

More Miscellaneous CBA Bits: Officially Official, IFA Trouble, Future War Looming, More

The CBA is done, and that’s good news for baseball. But what lurks around the corner?

Lukewarm Stove: Sale Market, Fowler Suitors, McCutchen, Verlander, Chapman, Rays, More

Lukewarm Stove: Sale Market, Fowler Suitors, McCutchen, Verlander, Chapman, Rays, More

Are the Cardinals a finalist for Fowler? Which teams could move aggressively on Sale? Will the Rays and Cubs match up?


Cubs Considering Range of Reliever Trade Targets, Including Davis, Colome, and Ramos

Cubs Considering Range of Reliever Trade Targets, Including Davis, Colome, and Ramos

So many possibilities for the Cubs, even outside the top three free agents.

by December 2, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The New CBA, the Cubs, and the Shohei Otani Problem

The New CBA, the Cubs, and the Shohei Otani Problem

So, there’s a bit of a hitch in the giddyup if you were hoping to see the Cubs go all out for Otani next year. But there also might be a solution.