Report: Josh Reddick “Won’t Be Going to the Cubs”

Report: Josh Reddick “Won’t Be Going to the Cubs”

That’s what Jon Heyman’s heard, anyway.

by July 30, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Brian Matusz Coming, Justin Grimm Optioned to AAA Iowa

Brian Matusz Coming, Justin Grimm Optioned to AAA Iowa

There was no obvious player to send out to make room for Matusz.


Enhanced Box Score: Mariners 4, Cubs 1 – July 30, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Mariners 4, Cubs 1 – July 30, 2016

That was a crappy loss. No question about it.

by July 30, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores
Pirates Trading Closer Mark Melancon to the Nationals

Pirates Trading Closer Mark Melancon to the Nationals

Quite a big deal in the NL playoff race.

by July 30, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Sounds Like Brian Matusz Will Come Up Tomorrow to Start for the Cubs (UPDATE: Grimm Going Down)

Sounds Like Brian Matusz Will Come Up Tomorrow to Start for the Cubs (UPDATE: Grimm Going Down)

Matusz has been excellent in the minors since the Cubs picked him up, but starting tomorrow night presents some tricky roster questions.

Pre-Gamin’: Mariners at Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Mariners at Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Cubs try to win the series behind Jake Arrieta … with whom they haven’t won in a month.

by July 30, 2016 Pre-Gamin'
Cubs Reportedly “In Pursuit” of a Rays Starting Pitcher

Cubs Reportedly “In Pursuit” of a Rays Starting Pitcher

There are a few longer-term arms that would make sense for the Cubs, but the price tag would be very high.

by July 30, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Contreras at First Base, Baez Cleaning Up

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Contreras at First Base, Baez Cleaning Up

Anthony Rizzo gets a breather.

by July 30, 2016 Cubs Lineups
Re-Living the Cubs’ Offensive Explosion: Heyward and Ross HRs, Rizzo Bases-Clearing 2B

Re-Living the Cubs’ Offensive Explosion: Heyward and Ross HRs, Rizzo Bases-Clearing 2B

The Cubs erupted for 12 runs yesterday in the rain.

by July 30, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Maddon-ing In The Minors

Cubs Minor League Daily: Maddon-ing In The Minors

Some in-game maneuvers at Iowa are reminiscent of the Cubs’ big league manager.

Enhance Box Score: Cubs 12, Mariners 1 – July 29, 2016,2016

Enhance Box Score: Cubs 12, Mariners 1 – July 29, 2016,2016

The Cubs won easily.

by July 30, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores

Lukewarm Stove: Miller Drawing Interest, Nats Searching for Relievers, Sale, Lucroy, Bruce, More

Lukewarm Stove: Miller Drawing Interest, Nats Searching for Relievers, Sale, Lucroy, Bruce, More

The stove is red hot, my friends.

by July 29, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Pre-Gamin’: Mariners at Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Mariners at Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Cubs still haven’t lost a series after the break, sorta.

by July 29, 2016 Pre-Gamin'