Chicago Cubs Rumors


Cubs Can Get Quality Reinforcements in Trade Without Giving Up Top Youngsters

Cubs Can Get Quality Reinforcements in Trade Without Giving Up Top Youngsters

The Cubs will not have to part with their best big-league-ready young talent just to improve in the bullpen, for example.

by June 24, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Epstein on Disruptive Additions, Yankees, Baez, Odorizzi, Gurriel, More

Lukewarm Stove: Epstein on Disruptive Additions, Yankees, Baez, Odorizzi, Gurriel, More

Would the Cubs add someone who could impact on the field, but also impact negatively in the clubhouse?

by June 23, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Jed Hoyer Talks Bullpen Needs and Plans, Plus the Double-Edged Sword of Leverage

Jed Hoyer Talks Bullpen Needs and Plans, Plus the Double-Edged Sword of Leverage

When guys struggle in high-leverage spots, it really sticks out in your mind.

Theo Epstein Says Trade Talks Are Picking Up, But Bullpen Situation is Not Dire

Theo Epstein Says Trade Talks Are Picking Up, But Bullpen Situation is Not Dire

The Cubs have highlighted their needs, but Theo Epstein says they are not in a rush to address them.

by June 20, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Want Chapman *and* Miller? Bits on Braun, Ross, Gurriel, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Want Chapman *and* Miller? Bits on Braun, Ross, Gurriel, More

Cubs want *both* Chapman and Miller? That seems like a stretch. Also: Jose Reyes DFA’d, Ryan Braun and the Giants, Tyson Ross throwing, more.

Remember That Time Aroldis Chapman Set Off Anthony Rizzo? There’s No Bad Blood

Remember That Time Aroldis Chapman Set Off Anthony Rizzo? There’s No Bad Blood

In light of recent rumors, it’s worth remembering the big moment.

As IFA Deadline Looms, Are the Chicago Cubs Out on Cuban Prospects?

As IFA Deadline Looms, Are the Chicago Cubs Out on Cuban Prospects?

The rules are the rules, and in 24 hours, these rules might prevent the Cubs from adding some serious talent.


Yankees Want a Ken Giles Level Return for Andrew Miller? Would Want Kyle Schwarber?

Yankees Want a Ken Giles Level Return for Andrew Miller? Would Want Kyle Schwarber?

That level of ask is certainly understandable, though probably not achievable.

Cubs Reportedly Scouting Top Yankees Relievers Miller, Chapman, Betances

Cubs Reportedly Scouting Top Yankees Relievers Miller, Chapman, Betances

The Cubs appear to have legitimate interest in the Yankees’ big trio, though things might not be close, despite rumors to the contrary.

by June 13, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Market Shake-Up: The Top Player from Cuba, Yulieski Gurriel, is Now a Free Agent

Market Shake-Up: The Top Player from Cuba, Yulieski Gurriel, is Now a Free Agent

This will definitely be something to follow. Gurriel is a stud.

Jorge Soler MRI Today, Albert Almora Reportedly Could Come Up if DL Stint Needed

Jorge Soler MRI Today, Albert Almora Reportedly Could Come Up if DL Stint Needed

Hamstrings are a tricky beast. Also, Almora possibly coming up? That would be an intriguing surprise.


What the Cubs Wouldn’t Trade for Andrew Miller, Yankees Not Yet Ready to Sell

What the Cubs Wouldn’t Trade for Andrew Miller, Yankees Not Yet Ready to Sell

There’s a particular youngster the Cubs won’t move. But which other guys might the Yankees like?

by June 6, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Report: Chicago Cubs Could Have Interest in Jose Bautista

Report: Chicago Cubs Could Have Interest in Jose Bautista

Well that’s fun to discuss, even if the odds seem mighty long.

by June 5, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors