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Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Jensen Lewis to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Jensen Lewis to Minor League Deal

The 28-year-old righty was a very good reliever with the Indians from 2007 to 2010.

Lukewarm Stove: Dickey, Ross, Soriano, Phillies, Porcello, More

Lukewarm Stove: Dickey, Ross, Soriano, Phillies, Porcello, More

A ton to discuss on the rumor mill, including the big trade on the verge of going down, and the Cubs/Phillies outfield connection.

by December 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Reactions to the Failed Anibal Sanchez Pursuit, and the Cubs’ Next Pitching Targets

Reactions to the Failed Anibal Sanchez Pursuit, and the Cubs’ Next Pitching Targets

What happened this week, and where do the Cubs go from here? Expect to hear names like Edwin Jackson, Shaun Marcum, Carlos Villanueva, and Francisco Liriano.

by December 15, 2012 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Probably Lost Out on Mike Adams and Other Bullets

Cubs Probably Lost Out on Mike Adams and Other Bullets

Their search for a late-inning reliever continues. R.A. Dickey is almost a Blue Jay, and the Cubs’ 40-man roster is clarified.

by December 15, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Soriano, Sanchez, Jackson, Porcello, More

Lukewarm Stove: Soriano, Sanchez, Jackson, Porcello, More

There was a lot of Alfonso Soriano chatter yesterday with Josh Hamilton signing. The Anibal Sanchez signing has a number of implications, plus more.

by December 14, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Instant Post-Mortem on Anibal Sanchez and the Chicago Cubs

Instant Post-Mortem on Anibal Sanchez and the Chicago Cubs

What may have been the best free agent fit for the Cubs is headed back to the Tigers.

by December 14, 2012 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Anibal Sanchez Watch: Cubs Reportedly Increase Offer (UPDATE: Sanchez Re-Signing With Detroit)

Obsessive Anibal Sanchez Watch: Cubs Reportedly Increase Offer (UPDATE: Sanchez Re-Signing With Detroit)

Up slightly from $75 million over five years to $77.5 million. (UPDATE: Reportedly signing with Tigers for 5/$80M.)

by December 14, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Pretending Like We’re Not Just Obsessing About Anibal Sanchez and Other Bullets

Pretending Like We’re Not Just Obsessing About Anibal Sanchez and Other Bullets

There are other bits going on in the Cubs’ world. Of course, we all still just want to know about Anibal.

by December 14, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Report: Cubs Make Serious Offer for Anibal Sanchez (UPDATES: He Gives Tigers Chance to Match)

Report: Cubs Make Serious Offer for Anibal Sanchez (UPDATES: He Gives Tigers Chance to Match)

It sounds like it could be for five years and $75 million, but he could be going back to Tigers.

by December 13, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs Designate Jeff Beliveau for Assignment

Chicago Cubs Designate Jeff Beliveau for Assignment

The Cubs will now have 10 days to trade, waive, or release Beliveau.

by December 13, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Surprise: Angels Agree to Terms With Josh Hamilton (UPDATE: Sources Say It’s 5 Years, $125 Million)

Surprise: Angels Agree to Terms With Josh Hamilton (UPDATE: Sources Say It’s 5 Years, $125 Million)

They hadn’t been attached to the big-time outfielder all Winter, and signing him could cause serious ripples.

by December 13, 2012 MLB News and Rumors
Confronting the Tough Matt Garza Questions

Confronting the Tough Matt Garza Questions

The Cubs’ affection for Garza, coupled with his injury, coupled with his impending free agency, coupled with a dearth of starting pitching talent … it’s a perfect storm.

by December 13, 2012 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs in on Another Veteran Reliever: Mike Adams

Cubs in on Another Veteran Reliever: Mike Adams

The 34-year-old righty is coming off a down, and injury-ended 2012 season. Before that, he was among the best in the game.

by December 13, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Prospects’ Progress: Rohan and Rosario

Prospects’ Progress: Rohan and Rosario

A couple of surprise prospects in 2012, each for very different reasons.

Sounds Like Ryan Dempster Could Be Headed to the Red Sox (UPDATE: Two Years, $26.5 Million)

Sounds Like Ryan Dempster Could Be Headed to the Red Sox (UPDATE: Two Years, $26.5 Million)

Ken Rosenthal reports the two sides are “close.” UPDATE: Looks closer than close now.

by December 13, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Other Teams Think the Cubs’ Future Looks Bright and Other Bullets

Other Teams Think the Cubs’ Future Looks Bright and Other Bullets

And it could include David Price, says Buster Olney, who clearly just wants to get us all riled up.

by December 13, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

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