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Envisioning a Role for Welington Castillo if He Isn’t Traded Isn’t Easy

Envisioning a Role for Welington Castillo if He Isn’t Traded Isn’t Easy

Joe Maddon described how Castillo could be incorporated into the mix if the Cubs carry three catchers. It’s not a significant role.

IFA Update: Cubs Not Blowing it Out After All? Or is it Just Early?

IFA Update: Cubs Not Blowing it Out After All? Or is it Just Early?

A top international prospect to whom the Cubs had been very closely connected is now, instead, connected to the Dodgers.

Lukewarm Stove: Castillo, Hamels, Lee, McCutchen, Acquiring Pitchers, Cuban Prospects

Lukewarm Stove: Castillo, Hamels, Lee, McCutchen, Acquiring Pitchers, Cuban Prospects

There’s interest in Castillo out there, but now’s not the time that teams typically make deals.

Lukewarm Stove: Castillo, Navarro, Price, Moncada, Hamels, Yankees’ Non-Spending

Lukewarm Stove: Castillo, Navarro, Price, Moncada, Hamels, Yankees’ Non-Spending

Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro really wants to be traded, which can’t be helping the Cubs with respect to his former teammate, Welington Castillo.

by February 23, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Travis Wood Reportedly Rejected Four-Year Extension Last Year, Now Future Uncertain

Travis Wood Reportedly Rejected Four-Year Extension Last Year, Now Future Uncertain

If the Cubs knew they were getting 2013 Travis Wood in 2015, none of this would even be a conversation. But 2014 happened.

by February 23, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Two Top Cuban Prospects Reportedly Ineligible to Sign Until July – Looming Dodgers Threat

Two Top Cuban Prospects Reportedly Ineligible to Sign Until July – Looming Dodgers Threat

Some potentially huge news for the Cubs in the upcoming 2015/16 IFA period, which starts July 2.

Theo Epstein Speaks: Welington Castillo’s Future, Roster Flexibility, Pitching Additions, More

Theo Epstein Speaks: Welington Castillo’s Future, Roster Flexibility, Pitching Additions, More

The Cubs could go with three catchers, if it comes to that, or they could find a landing spot for Castillo. Also: they can and will make additions as necessary.

by February 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Hamels, Moncada, Greinke, Beachy, Zimmermann, Shields

Lukewarm Stove: Hamels, Moncada, Greinke, Beachy, Zimmermann, Shields

Moncada and Hamels remain popular names. Zimmermann might cut off extension talks, Beachy signs with the Dodgers, more.

by February 21, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Spring Training Blowout: Trade Candidates, Excitement, Pictures, Videos, More

Spring Training Blowout: Trade Candidates, Excitement, Pictures, Videos, More

So much to see, read, and discuss coming out of Mesa, Arizona.

by February 20, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Because You Still Want Slivers of Hope on Yoan Moncada

Because You Still Want Slivers of Hope on Yoan Moncada

Cubs fans are hopeful by nature, and there are a couple very small, new reasons for hope on Moncada. Small. Very small.

by February 19, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Hamels, Moncada, Olivera, Dodgers Bullpen, Future Free Agents, More

Lukewarm Stove: Hamels, Moncada, Olivera, Dodgers Bullpen, Future Free Agents, More

It’s still unknown if and when the Cubs will do a little Spring cleaning. Also, the latest on the big Cuban names, and much more.

by February 18, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Cubs Reportedly “Not Out” on Yoan Moncada, But Other Teams Are Clear Favorites

Cubs Reportedly “Not Out” on Yoan Moncada, But Other Teams Are Clear Favorites

When “not out” is as far as you can go, that’s probably not saying much. Such is the case here, where Moncada remains very likely to go to another team, and soon.

by February 17, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Holiday Weekend Catch-Up: Mets Pitchers, Rooftops Suit, Hamels, Prospecting, More

Holiday Weekend Catch-Up: Mets Pitchers, Rooftops Suit, Hamels, Prospecting, More

If you celebrated with the presidents yesterday, you may have missed some things. That, and the rest from the weekend.

Cole Hamels Rumors: Cubs May Have Discussed, No Real Momentum; Red Sox Make Offer

Cole Hamels Rumors: Cubs May Have Discussed, No Real Momentum; Red Sox Make Offer

It’s very unlikely at this point that Hamels opens the season with any other team but the Phillies. Still, there’s a lot of interest.

by February 16, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Mets Reportedly No Longer Looking to Deal a Pitcher- Possible Cubs Implications

Mets Reportedly No Longer Looking to Deal a Pitcher- Possible Cubs Implications

This could cut a number of ways. Clearer path for the Cubs to deal a back-end guy? Or is the market really bad?

by February 14, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: The Trouble With Opt-Outs, Cuban Stars, Chapman, Porcello, More

Lukewarm Stove: The Trouble With Opt-Outs, Cuban Stars, Chapman, Porcello, More

It turns out there’s another wrinkle to James Shields’ deal with the Padres: an opt-out clause.

by February 13, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors

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