The Brewers might be making Prince Fielder a very beatable offer, Matt Garza is still available, the market for Carlos Marmol is improving, and more.
Both are 26, but DeWitt is cheaper and more versatile. Stewart has a much greater offensive upside, though.
Things seem to be getting only worse for the Chicago Cubs when it comes to the new CBA and rebuilding through the draft.
Relieving in 2012 doesn’t mean Cashner’s long-term future is in the bullpen. David DeJesus is expected to lead off, Bryan LaHair is a first baseman, Pujols should be a target, and Aramis Ramirez could sign soon.
Theo Epstein Speaks About the CBA, Matt Garza, Fielder/Pujols Rumors, Sean Marshall’s Role, and More
The Cubs President addressed a wide range of topics, from hot stove rumors to the Winter Meetings, to the Cubs’ strategy near and long-term, to a handful of specific Cubs.
DeJesus, in his own words, and a number of additional takes on the Cubs’ first free agent signing of the year.
The 33-year-old lefty could provide depth in the rotation or the bullpen … assuming he came cheaply enough.
A look at Soriano’s realistic trade value, and each of the AL teams to whom he could be traded.
Is Colvin the odd man out? David DeJesus buys a house, Kerry Wood says the Cubs “need” Carlos Zambrano, Josh Vitters is missing an opportunity, and the Cardinals are stuck.
Alfonso Soriano may finally be on the move, the Albert Pujols smoke thickens, the Angels pick up a catcher not named Geovany Soto, Yu Darvish’s situation remains up in the air, and much, much more.
Ricketts talks about the budget, changes to the draft, Wrigley renovations, roster moves, Carlos Zambrano, and more.
The versatile 31-year-old outfielder is a solid addition.
An interview with the man in charge of MLBTR about the Chicago Cubs’ offseason plans, chances in 2012, and long-term prospects.
More rumors on what the Cubs might get for Matt Garza, plans for Jeff Samardzija, and interest in Prince Fielder, David Wright and David DeJesus, among others.
Another interesting take on the Chicago Cubs’ farm system.
GM Jed Hoyer sounds confident Pena will depart for a multi-year deal. The Cubs coaching staff is taking shape, Bryan LaHair is back in Venezuela, and Carlos Zambrano is flipping.
Cubs Rumor Blowout: More Pujols Smoke, Chase Headley, Ian Stewart, and David DeJesus Interest, and a Hoyer in a Pear Tree
Today bore as many Cubs rumors as the last few weeks combined. So much hasn’t yet been covered, including more on Pujols, a Jed Hoyer interview, and bits on Chase Headley, Ian Stewart, and David DeJesus.
Might take a similar job with the Texas Rangers next year.
Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum looks to have hired his top lieutenant.