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Cubs May Add Multiple Outfielders, But One Veteran Addition Seems Most Likely

Cubs May Add Multiple Outfielders, But One Veteran Addition Seems Most Likely

Jonny Gomes is the name you hear most frequently, but will the Cubs also look to add a starting-caliber bat?

by December 18, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Sounds Like Japanese Righty Kenta Maeda Will Not Be Posted

Sounds Like Japanese Righty Kenta Maeda Will Not Be Posted

If not, he could find the market even more crowded next year – which may not matter to his NPB team.

by December 18, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Chicago Cubs Announce Minor League Managers, Staff, and Coordinators

Chicago Cubs Announce Minor League Managers, Staff, and Coordinators

For the most part, the Cubs’ minor league infrastructure stays the same as last year. Given how well things went, I’d say that’s a good thing.

The Looming Threat of Ugly Contact Rates and Other Bullets

The Looming Threat of Ugly Contact Rates and Other Bullets

It’s probably part of the reason the Rays were willing to move Wil Myers – low contact rates can derail a career. Which makes me nervous for the Cubs.

Padres, Rays, Nationals Agree on Three-Team Trade Involving Eleven Players

Padres, Rays, Nationals Agree on Three-Team Trade Involving Eleven Players

Whew. That’s a lot of players. Wil Myers remains the biggest name, but there’s a lot to process here.

by December 17, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Free Agent Catcher David Ross Could Be Choosing Between Cubs, Red Sox, and Padres

Free Agent Catcher David Ross Could Be Choosing Between Cubs, Red Sox, and Padres

Ross is an excellent back-up catcher, though his addition would mean more questions for the Cubs’ roster.

by December 17, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Financial Particulars of Jon Lester’s Contract, Including Annual Salary Breakdown

The Financial Particulars of Jon Lester’s Contract, Including Annual Salary Breakdown

As expected, the deal features a healthy bonus up front, and is backloaded from there.

by December 17, 2014 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Wesley Wright Signs with Baltimore Orioles, Recapping Cubs Lefty Situation

Wesley Wright Signs with Baltimore Orioles, Recapping Cubs Lefty Situation

The Cubs have a wide variety of options for the left-handed side of the pen, but it’s not at all clear what route they’ll take.

Chicago Cubs Trade Justin Ruggiano to Seattle Mariners for Matt Brazis

Chicago Cubs Trade Justin Ruggiano to Seattle Mariners for Matt Brazis

Brazis is a minor league reliever, albeit a good one. Now the team may look to add another outfielder.

by December 17, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
More 2015 Chicago Cubs Convention Details Revealed

More 2015 Chicago Cubs Convention Details Revealed

Almost too many interesting panels to take in. It’s always a fun event, and I’m already getting excited.

by December 17, 2014 Chicago Cubs News
Washington Nationals Now Reportedly Involved in Big Padres/Rays Trade (Strange Updates)

Washington Nationals Now Reportedly Involved in Big Padres/Rays Trade (Strange Updates)

This is going to be a pretty fun situation to follow, especially given the teams involved. And there could be more.

by December 17, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Wow: United States and Cuba May Be Seeking to Normalize Diplomatic Relations

Wow: United States and Cuba May Be Seeking to Normalize Diplomatic Relations

This could have a dramatic impact on the way Cuban players are brought into the United States and signed by MLB teams.

by December 17, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Maybe There Won’t Be Great Baseball All Around Chicago After All and Other Bullets

Maybe There Won’t Be Great Baseball All Around Chicago After All and Other Bullets

The White Sox are getting as much hype as the Cubs, but they don’t project to be nearly as good at this point.

by December 17, 2014 Chicago Cubs News
Rays, Padres Reportedly Working on Big Trade Involving Wil Myers (UPDATES: Could Get Bigger)

Rays, Padres Reportedly Working on Big Trade Involving Wil Myers (UPDATES: Could Get Bigger)

Myers, 24, is coming off a way down 2014, but still has huge potential. These Padres sure would like to make some noise.

by December 16, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Pitching and Outfield Plans, Castillo, Joyce, Wilson, White Sox, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Pitching and Outfield Plans, Castillo, Joyce, Wilson, White Sox, More

The Cubs would like to keep adding, but the level of their additions isn’t quite clear.

by December 16, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
If Jon Lester Becomes the Cubs’ Version of Andy Pettitte, That Would Be Swell

If Jon Lester Becomes the Cubs’ Version of Andy Pettitte, That Would Be Swell

Not only is the comparison a superficial fit, it’s impressive how similar the two are as pitchers.

by December 16, 2014 Analysis and Commentary

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