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Lukewarm Stove: ATL-LAD Trade, Cubs Look for Pitching, Kazmir, Zimmermann, Cubans, More

Lukewarm Stove: ATL-LAD Trade, Cubs Look for Pitching, Kazmir, Zimmermann, Cubans, More

One of the more unremarkable 6-player trades you’ll see. Also, the Cubs are looking for pitching, but that’s no surprise.

Draft Notes: Mocking Around, Names Tied to Cubs, Aiken, Approach at the Top, More

Draft Notes: Mocking Around, Names Tied to Cubs, Aiken, Approach at the Top, More

What are some of the names being attached to the Cubs thus far? The draft is coming up quickly.

Lukewarm Stove: Hamels, Cueto, Cubs-Mets, Zimmermann, Samardzija, More

Lukewarm Stove: Hamels, Cueto, Cubs-Mets, Zimmermann, Samardzija, More

Will teams move quickly on a guy like Cole Hamels? Will the Cubs and Mets find a fit? Will Jordan Zimmermann be the big target after this year?

Weekend Catch-Up: Rumors Abound, Homers Go Flying, Frustrating Games

Weekend Catch-Up: Rumors Abound, Homers Go Flying, Frustrating Games

A busy holiday weekend to recap if you weren’t around.

Could the Cubs Look to the A’s to Fill a Couple Needs in Trade?

Could the Cubs Look to the A’s to Fill a Couple Needs in Trade?

With the A’s already looking like sellers, they’ve got a number of potentially attractive rentals available.

Cole Hamels Reportedly Won’t Consider Trade to Blue Jays, Limiting His Market

Cole Hamels Reportedly Won’t Consider Trade to Blue Jays, Limiting His Market

Hamels would also reportedly require the Red Sox to pick up his 2019 option to approve a deal. He could be squeezing the Phillies’ leverage a bit.

Chicago Cubs May Be Interested in Free Agent Reliever Rafael Soriano

Chicago Cubs May Be Interested in Free Agent Reliever Rafael Soriano

The 35-year-old righty is still looking for the right fit.

by May 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Mets Connection, Castro, Tulowitzki, Soriano, Victorino, Much More

Lukewarm Stove: Mets Connection, Castro, Tulowitzki, Soriano, Victorino, Much More

A surprising volume of interest items from the rumor mill, including several players of possible interest to the Cubs.

Chicago Cubs Connected to Six of the Top Upcoming IFAs, May Also Be in on Top Cuban

Chicago Cubs Connected to Six of the Top Upcoming IFAs, May Also Be in on Top Cuban

The Cubs are looking at a big class again this year, and there’s another big name on the Cuban market to follow: Eddy Martinez.

Report: Chicago Cubs Trade Welington Castillo to the Seattle Mariners (UPDATES)

Report: Chicago Cubs Trade Welington Castillo to the Seattle Mariners (UPDATES)

Castillo to the AL always made some sense.

by May 19, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors
How Soon Will Javier Baez Be Back? And What Will His Role Be? Let’s Talk About It

How Soon Will Javier Baez Be Back? And What Will His Role Be? Let’s Talk About It

I tend to think the best answers to those questions for now is “hold up a minute.” Let’s discuss Baez.

Lukewarm Stove: Tulowitzki, Mets Plans, CIN and MIL Selling, Kazmir, Cuban Free Agents, More

Lukewarm Stove: Tulowitzki, Mets Plans, CIN and MIL Selling, Kazmir, Cuban Free Agents, More

It’s early, but there are some rumor-y things to discuss this week.

Chicago Cubs GM Jed Hoyer Confirms that there Have Been Trade Talks with the Mets

Chicago Cubs GM Jed Hoyer Confirms that there Have Been Trade Talks with the Mets

You don’t want to go too far with this information – a fit was always obvious – but it’s nice to know there’s some substance.

Zack Greinke Reportedly Expected to Opt Out of Contract After This Season

Zack Greinke Reportedly Expected to Opt Out of Contract After This Season

If so, he’d become yet another big-time free agent in a pool full of them. It could be a very exciting offseason.

Lukewarm Stove: Early Movement Around the League Still Seems Unlikely

Lukewarm Stove: Early Movement Around the League Still Seems Unlikely

Needs are popping up around the league, but it’s tough to put deals together this time of year.

Red Sox Lose Ryan Hanigan, Any Welington Castillo Connection There?

Red Sox Lose Ryan Hanigan, Any Welington Castillo Connection There?

As soon as Hanigan went down, speculative rumbles popped up. I’m not sure how much is there just yet, but it’s something to follow.

It’s Early, but the Hope is the Cubs Can Be Buyers This Year – What Might They Buy?

It’s Early, but the Hope is the Cubs Can Be Buyers This Year – What Might They Buy?

As we sit here today at the close of April, how and where does it look like the Cubs might direct their resources?

Reliever Grant Balfour is Reportedly on the Cubs’ Radar

Reliever Grant Balfour is Reportedly on the Cubs’ Radar

The 37-year-old righty was released by the Rays this week.

by April 30, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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