Articles by: Brett Taylor


Winter Meetings Update: Melancon Close, Marlins Aggressive, Pitching Options for Cubs, More

Winter Meetings Update: Melancon Close, Marlins Aggressive, Pitching Options for Cubs, More

So many rumors to get into this morning, as the first day of the Winter Meetings is in effect.

Another Report Connects Cubs to Kenley Jansen

Another Report Connects Cubs to Kenley Jansen

He’s certainly a fit for the Cubs, but how aggressively will they pursue him?

by December 5, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors

The Commissioner Heads to the Hall of Fame, the Value of Extensions, and Other Bullets

The Commissioner Heads to the Hall of Fame, the Value of Extensions, and Other Bullets

Bud Selig gets enshrinement. Also: all the more reason to lock up the Cubs’ youngsters.

Rumors Swirling That Shohei Otani Will Be Posted Next Year, Won’t Be Limited By CBA

Rumors Swirling That Shohei Otani Will Be Posted Next Year, Won’t Be Limited By CBA

This would be excellent news for the Cubs, if they’re wanting to go after Otani.

Weekend Catch-Up: Pre-Winter Meetings Rumors and Activity, a Cubs Signing, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Pre-Winter Meetings Rumors and Activity, a Cubs Signing, More

Everything that built up to this week.

Lukewarm Stove: Winter Meetings Eve, Holliday to Yankees, Hill Holdup, Otani Coming?

Lukewarm Stove: Winter Meetings Eve, Holliday to Yankees, Hill Holdup, Otani Coming?

The Winter Meetings start tomorrow, and the chatter is at a low simmer.

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
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.


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.

The World Series Film Airs Tonight, Kang Arrested, Rivalries, and Other Bullets

The World Series Film Airs Tonight, Kang Arrested, Rivalries, and Other Bullets

Gonna be a fun night.

by December 2, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors