Chicago Cubs Rumors


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.

Good Thing the Cubs Spent – Early Look at the Next Free Agent Class is Uninspiring

Good Thing the Cubs Spent – Early Look at the Next Free Agent Class is Uninspiring

Next offseason doesn’t look like the year to build in free agency.

Indians Reportedly Still Looking to Trade for Outfielder – Anything Doing There for Cubs?

Indians Reportedly Still Looking to Trade for Outfielder – Anything Doing There for Cubs?

If they’re insistent on holding onto guys like Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar, right now, there’s probably nothing there.

Is Tyson Ross Going to Be a Cubs Trade Target Again This Summer?

Is Tyson Ross Going to Be a Cubs Trade Target Again This Summer?

An old target becoming a new target later this year?

by March 16, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Dexter Fowler Explains What Happened with Orioles: He Had to Pay for the Lost Pick

Dexter Fowler Explains What Happened with Orioles: He Had to Pay for the Lost Pick

As we suspected, the qualifying offer hurt Fowler – but it was much more explicit than you may have thought.

Cubs and Jake Arrieta Reportedly Discussed Long-Term Extension, But No Dice For Now

Cubs and Jake Arrieta Reportedly Discussed Long-Term Extension, But No Dice For Now

A gap in the years is the primary issue, which is to be expected.

Teams Reportedly Contacting Cubs About Travis Wood, But He Could Be Too Valuable to Move

Teams Reportedly Contacting Cubs About Travis Wood, But He Could Be Too Valuable to Move

Given his versatility and significant success as a reliever, it’s hard to see the Cubs parting with Wood, even with their depth.

by March 7, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Jeff Samardzija’s Offseason Conversations with the Cubs, and Projections with the Giants

Jeff Samardzija’s Offseason Conversations with the Cubs, and Projections with the Giants

How close were the sides actually to getting back together? And how do things look for Samardzija now?

Cubs Linked to Top Cuban Pitching Prospects, Norge Ruiz and Vladimir Gutierrez

Cubs Linked to Top Cuban Pitching Prospects, Norge Ruiz and Vladimir Gutierrez

Two of the best pitching prospects currently available are reportedly of interest to the Cubs. Which makes lots of sense.

Maybe the Cubs Will Trade for a Competitive Balance Pick and Other Bullets

Maybe the Cubs Will Trade for a Competitive Balance Pick and Other Bullets

That would help keep them from being shut out until the third round in June’s draft.

Jorge Soler Was a Hot Trade Target this Offseason, But He’ll Impact the 2016 Cubs on the Field

Jorge Soler Was a Hot Trade Target this Offseason, But He’ll Impact the 2016 Cubs on the Field

Although you’ll still see Soler rumors from time to time, his impact on the 2016 Cubs figures to be on the field.

by February 29, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors