Chicago Cubs Rumors


Jed Hoyer Speaks: Three Catchers, Cubs Slumping, Victorino’s Release, More

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Three Catchers, Cubs Slumping, Victorino’s Release, More

The Cubs’ GM gets into a range of topics.

Cubs Will Be Looking to Trade for Pitching, But Market and Needs Haven’t Crystalized

Cubs Will Be Looking to Trade for Pitching, But Market and Needs Haven’t Crystalized

The time will come to be involved in the pitching market, for a variety of reasons.

by May 24, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Another Plausible A’s Trade Candidate Hits the DL: Sonny Gray

Another Plausible A’s Trade Candidate Hits the DL: Sonny Gray

A strained right trapezius is the diagnosis for Gray, who has really struggled this year.

Plausible Trade Candidate Josh Reddick Breaks Thumb

Plausible Trade Candidate Josh Reddick Breaks Thumb

He could be out until July.

by May 20, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Mike Trout, Spurious Rumors, Trade Speculation, and the Chicago Cubs

Mike Trout, Spurious Rumors, Trade Speculation, and the Chicago Cubs

The idea of the Angels trading Trout at some point is not so crazy. Talking about Cubs packages for him right now, though, probably is (a little).

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs to Pursue an Outfielder? Also Bits on Lincecum, Otani, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs to Pursue an Outfielder? Also Bits on Lincecum, Otani, More

Josh Reddick’s name keeps popping up, but will the Cubs actually be aggressive pursuers?

Surprise: Nationals Reportedly Sign Ace Stephen Strasburg to Significant Extension

Surprise: Nationals Reportedly Sign Ace Stephen Strasburg to Significant Extension

I doubt many saw that one coming. I didn’t.


Chicago Cubs Will Scout Tim Lincecum’s Throwing Showcase After Hip Surgery

Chicago Cubs Will Scout Tim Lincecum’s Throwing Showcase After Hip Surgery

Most likely due diligence, as there will be about 20 teams in attendance.

by May 3, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Scout Top Cuban Pitching Prospect, Vladimir Gutierrez

Cubs Scout Top Cuban Pitching Prospect, Vladimir Gutierrez

The 20-year-old righty is one of the best pitching prospects currently available.

by May 2, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Will Cubs Have Interest in A’s Gray and Reddick? Braves Buying Picks?

Lukewarm Stove: Will Cubs Have Interest in A’s Gray and Reddick? Braves Buying Picks?

I know. A rumor post in April. This is nuts. But there are things to discuss!

Pirates Reportedly Ink Outfielder Gregory Polanco to Long-Term Extension

Pirates Reportedly Ink Outfielder Gregory Polanco to Long-Term Extension

Another young Pirates player locked up, and another reminder about extending young Cubs players.


Cubs Reportedly Offered Padres Junior Lake Last Year for Ian Kennedy

Cubs Reportedly Offered Padres Junior Lake Last Year for Ian Kennedy

And that was the best offer they received. No wonder they didn’t trade him, and ultimately recouped a draft pick.

by March 31, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Shane Victorino Will Not Make Club Out of Spring Training, Mulling Options

Shane Victorino Will Not Make Club Out of Spring Training, Mulling Options

Victorino may or may not still have a future with the Cubs.