Chicago Cubs Rumors


Lukewarm Stove: Sale Market, Fowler Suitors, McCutchen, Verlander, Chapman, Rays, More

Lukewarm Stove: Sale Market, Fowler Suitors, McCutchen, Verlander, Chapman, Rays, More

Are the Cardinals a finalist for Fowler? Which teams could move aggressively on Sale? Will the Rays and Cubs match up?

Cubs Considering Range of Reliever Trade Targets, Including Davis, Colome, and Ramos

Cubs Considering Range of Reliever Trade Targets, Including Davis, Colome, and Ramos

So many possibilities for the Cubs, even outside the top three free agents.

by December 2, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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.

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Pitching Needs, Fowler, Jay, Schwarber, Pro Scouting Director, More

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Pitching Needs, Fowler, Jay, Schwarber, Pro Scouting Director, More

Is the door totally closed on Dexter? How will Jay fit in? Are the Cubs still looking for pitching?

Will White Sox Trade with Cubs or Not? Depends Who You Ask

Will White Sox Trade with Cubs or Not? Depends Who You Ask

The teams’ GMs offer their thoughts, but the story remains mostly the same.

by December 1, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Controllable Starters, McCutchen Rumors Reaching Fever Pitch, More

Lukewarm Stove: Controllable Starters, McCutchen Rumors Reaching Fever Pitch, More

Yup, the Cubs are still working on finding starters. Also, it sure sounds like Andrew McCutchen is going to be dealt soon.

Rival Execs Reportedly Believe Cubs Will Be All-in on Japanese Star Shohei Otani

Rival Execs Reportedly Believe Cubs Will Be All-in on Japanese Star Shohei Otani

Otani could be one of the best players to make the leap to MLB in a very long time.

by November 30, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Astros Aggressiveness, Cubs Bullpen, Jansen, Cahill, More

Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Astros Aggressiveness, Cubs Bullpen, Jansen, Cahill, More

Although we’re waiting on CBA news, the rumors aren’t slowing down. Bits on the Cubs’ bullpen in here, among many other things.

Cubs Reportedly Among the Teams Interested in Reliever Daniel Hudson

Cubs Reportedly Among the Teams Interested in Reliever Daniel Hudson

The 29-year-old righty has posted back-to-back solid seasons in the Arizona bullpen.

by November 29, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Report: White Sox Have Told the Cubs They Won’t Trade With Them

Report: White Sox Have Told the Cubs They Won’t Trade With Them

Flat out won’t do it. No Chris Sale for the Cubs.

Yoenis Cespedes Reportedly Re-Upping with the Mets for Four Years, $110 Million

Yoenis Cespedes Reportedly Re-Upping with the Mets for Four Years, $110 Million

It’s a bigger deal that Cespedes got last year from the Mets. Does this mean CBA ice-thawing is happening?


Spend Big in the Bullpen? Value Provided By the 10 Highest-Paid Closers in MLB History

Spend Big in the Bullpen? Value Provided By the 10 Highest-Paid Closers in MLB History

There will be a new record contract for a closer by average annual value, but how have the highest paid relievers performed?

Lukewarm Stove: Sale’s Fall, DBacks Pitcher Availability, Cubs-Rays Speculation, More

Lukewarm Stove: Sale’s Fall, DBacks Pitcher Availability, Cubs-Rays Speculation, More

There’s a blockbuster Cubs-Rays imagined trade out there, but it’s probably way too good to be true.