Quantcast

Archive for 2014

Obsessive Jon Lester Watch: Red Sox Offer is Negotiable, Many Execs Still Predict Cubs

Obsessive Jon Lester Watch: Red Sox Offer is Negotiable, Many Execs Still Predict Cubs

The Red Sox’s offer to Lester was a mere opening, so upward movement is expected. Meanwhile, some execs still predict Lester winds up with the Cubs.

by November 20, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Must-Read of the Day: Top Available Pitchers and Quality of Opponents

Must-Read of the Day: Top Available Pitchers and Quality of Opponents

When we look at the caliber of opponents that guys like Hamels, Lester, Scherzer, and Shields have actually faced, how do they stack up?

by November 20, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Possible Front Office Maneuvering and Cardinals Aggression and Other Bullets

Possible Front Office Maneuvering and Cardinals Aggression and Other Bullets

Tim Wilken might be contacted by the Diamondbacks for an interview. Also: are the Cardinals going to get aggressive?

by November 20, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
There Will Be Moves: Today is the Rule 5 Roster Deadline

There Will Be Moves: Today is the Rule 5 Roster Deadline

Eligible minor leaguers must be rostered today to protect from the Rule 5 Draft. That means things will happen around the league and on the Cubs.

by November 20, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Jon Lester Watch: Red Sox Offer Reportedly $110 to $120 Million, Dempster Discusses Cubs

Obsessive Jon Lester Watch: Red Sox Offer Reportedly $110 to $120 Million, Dempster Discusses Cubs

The offer may have come last week, and is longer than four years (no surprise). On the Cubs’ side, Ryan Dempster says Lester’s interest is genuine.

by November 19, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Cubs Will Reportedly Blow IFA Budget Next Year, But Getting Yoan Moncada Remains a Stretch

Cubs Will Reportedly Blow IFA Budget Next Year, But Getting Yoan Moncada Remains a Stretch

Those writing about Moncada seem to think he’s not going to wait until July to sign.

Thank You Again for Supporting Make-A-Wish – Here’s What You Did

Thank You Again for Supporting Make-A-Wish – Here’s What You Did

You raised just about enough to adopt three wishes, and you can read about Kole’s baseball experience here.

by November 19, 2014 Meta
Kris Bryant for 2015 NL Rookie of the Year? How About Jorge Soler?

Kris Bryant for 2015 NL Rookie of the Year? How About Jorge Soler?

It’s fun to discuss, isn’t it? And it’s not like it’s an unrealistic discussion, at that.

by November 19, 2014 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Lukewarm Stove: Stanton, Shields, Hamels, Scherzer, Butler, Gomes, Headley, Kaneko, More

Lukewarm Stove: Stanton, Shields, Hamels, Scherzer, Butler, Gomes, Headley, Kaneko, More

So much to discuss this morning. I don’t even know where to start. So I’ll just start.

by November 19, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Obsessive Jon Lester Watch: The Red Sox Have Made an Offer

Obsessive Jon Lester Watch: The Red Sox Have Made an Offer

Let the negotiations begin. How high might things go? Also: many words of caution about the Red Sox, and about the Cubs’ pitching future.

by November 19, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Contrary to Report, Cubs Have Not “Inquired” About Outfielder Nick Swisher

Contrary to Report, Cubs Have Not “Inquired” About Outfielder Nick Swisher

Even in a bad contract swap, I’m not sure Swisher is the right guy for the Cubs.

by November 19, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Meet with Jon Lester, Braves and Cardinals May Be on Tap

Cubs Meet with Jon Lester, Braves and Cardinals May Be on Tap

Lester reportedly came to Chicago today, and will head to Atlanta later in the week. Also: Cardinals, because of course.

by November 18, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Cubs Have Reportedly Checked in on Justin Masterson – There Is Upside and Downside

The Cubs Have Reportedly Checked in on Justin Masterson – There Is Upside and Downside

It’s amazing what a difference the 2014 season made. Masterson remains an interesting target.

by November 18, 2014 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors
About that Relief Market: Zach Duke Gets Three Years and $15 Million from White Sox

About that Relief Market: Zach Duke Gets Three Years and $15 Million from White Sox

After one great year, the 31-year-old lefty cashed in. Maybe this won’t be a good year to buy a reliever.

by November 18, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
A New Top 20 Chicago Cubs Prospect: Outfielder Bijan Rademacher

A New Top 20 Chicago Cubs Prospect: Outfielder Bijan Rademacher

The 23-year-old lefty had a huge 2014 season, and capped it off with a great run in the AFL.

by November 18, 2014 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Russell Martin Post-Mortem: Backloading Deal, Contextualizing Disappointment, Moving On

Russell Martin Post-Mortem: Backloading Deal, Contextualizing Disappointment, Moving On

Martin’s deal with the Blue Jays is heavily backloaded, which comes with plusses and minuses. More importantly, what’s next?

by November 18, 2014 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors

Bleacher Nation Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Bleacher Nation is a private media site, and it is not affiliated in any way with Major League Baseball or the Chicago Cubs. Neither MLB nor the Chicago Cubs have endorsed, supported, directed, or participated in the creation of the content at this site, or in the creation of the site itself. It's just a media site that happens to cover the Chicago Cubs.

Bleacher Nation is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Google+