Chicago Cubs Rumors


Cubs Reportedly Showing Interest in Former Top Pitching Prospect Casey Kelly

Cubs Reportedly Showing Interest in Former Top Pitching Prospect Casey Kelly

A rumor about a minor league free agent with uninspiring numbers usually doesn’t merit a long post, but Kelly’s story is unique.

by January 18, 2017 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Is Brett Anderson a Tyson Ross Fallback Option for the Cubs?

Is Brett Anderson a Tyson Ross Fallback Option for the Cubs?

There are reasons Anderson is worth pursuing – so long as the injury history is understood.


Royals Sign Lefty Danny Duffy to Five-Year, $65M Extension, One Year Away from Free Agency

Royals Sign Lefty Danny Duffy to Five-Year, $65M Extension, One Year Away from Free Agency

A reasonable team extension for a nice starting pitcher a year away from free agency? Sound like something the Cubs should note?

Taking a Stab at an Arrieta Extension, Ticket Changes, Wrigley Work, and Other Bullets

Taking a Stab at an Arrieta Extension, Ticket Changes, Wrigley Work, and Other Bullets

Is there a realistic chance for an extension? Also, what’s the latest in the work at Wrigley Field?

by January 15, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Arbitration, the Arrieta Tweet, the Ross Decision, and Other Bullets

Arbitration, the Arrieta Tweet, the Ross Decision, and Other Bullets

A few bits to update this morning at CubsCon continues.

by January 14, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Tyson Ross Reportedly to Sign with Rangers

Tyson Ross Reportedly to Sign with Rangers

The Cubs may have gotten one Ross but lost another.

Lukewarm Stove: Cahill, Ross, Trumbo, Tanaka, Dozier, File and Trial, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cahill, Ross, Trumbo, Tanaka, Dozier, File and Trial, More

An old friend looks to be heading to the Padres’ rotation, which may have a minor impact on the Tyson Ross pursuit.


Mariners and Braves Make Trade that Precipitates Drew Smyly Trade from Rays

Mariners and Braves Make Trade that Precipitates Drew Smyly Trade from Rays

A flurry of Mariners trade activity, and now the Rays are probably done shopping starters.

Lukewarm Stove: Dozier, Ross, Rasmus, Quintana, Cuban Players, More

Lukewarm Stove: Dozier, Ross, Rasmus, Quintana, Cuban Players, More

Is Brian Dozier finally going to be traded? That, and more from baseball’s rumor mill.

Cubs Still Reportedly One of Two Favorites for Tyson Ross, but Also Considering Travis Wood

Cubs Still Reportedly One of Two Favorites for Tyson Ross, but Also Considering Travis Wood

That’s the second report in a week that indicates the Cubs are right there with Ross, but may turn back to Wood if necessary.

You Can Probably Stop Dreaming of a Chris Archer Trade

You Can Probably Stop Dreaming of a Chris Archer Trade

The Astros reportedly made a huge offer for Archer earlier this offseason, and it was declined.


Lukewarm Stove: More on Ross, Quintana, Dozier, Valbuena, Sluggers, Pirates, Much More

Lukewarm Stove: More on Ross, Quintana, Dozier, Valbuena, Sluggers, Pirates, Much More

A surprising and sharp uptick in rumors around the game, as folks come out of their holiday slumber. Apparently.

Cubs Already Thinking of a Six-Man Rotation for Parts of 2017? Adding Ross or Wood?

Cubs Already Thinking of a Six-Man Rotation for Parts of 2017? Adding Ross or Wood?

A well-rested front of the rotation can provide many benefits down the stretch.

REPORT: Cubs and Rangers Are Favorites for Tyson Ross

REPORT: Cubs and Rangers Are Favorites for Tyson Ross

Each of the Cubs and Rangers met with Ross yesterday.

by January 5, 2017 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Rangers Reportedly “Making Significant Push” on Tyson Ross, Who Visited Today

Rangers Reportedly “Making Significant Push” on Tyson Ross, Who Visited Today

The Cubs are reportedly still in the mix for Ross, though.