Chicago Cubs Rumors


Jonathan Papelbon’s Decision Expected Soon, Joe Maddon Hasn’t Discussed Him with Execs

Jonathan Papelbon’s Decision Expected Soon, Joe Maddon Hasn’t Discussed Him with Execs

It’s entirely possible that the Cubs are not involved.

How Would Jonathan Papelbon Fit in the Mix and Other Bullets

How Would Jonathan Papelbon Fit in the Mix and Other Bullets

There really doesn’t seem to be a ton of downside risk when you really think about it.


Jonathan Papelbon is Now a Free Agent, Cubs Reportedly Will Take a Look

Jonathan Papelbon is Now a Free Agent, Cubs Reportedly Will Take a Look

A softened bullpen could be improved by Papelbon … unless he’s totally lost his command.

by August 15, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs May Look to Trade for a Lefty Bat This Month

Cubs May Look to Trade for a Lefty Bat This Month

With Tommy La Stella’s status in flux, the Cubs may need another option.

by August 11, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
There Are Still Some Trades in August – The Waiver System, Types of Targets, Etc.

There Are Still Some Trades in August – The Waiver System, Types of Targets, Etc.

Trades aren’t over in baseball! Technically!

Rays Reportedly Wanted Javy Baez for Lefty Matt Moore, Which Nah

Rays Reportedly Wanted Javy Baez for Lefty Matt Moore, Which Nah

The Cubs were trying to get that ever-sought-after controllable starter, but that was not a deal to be made.

by August 2, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
2016 BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Final Thoughts, Final Tallies, and a Sincere Thanks

2016 BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Final Thoughts, Final Tallies, and a Sincere Thanks

Thank you again so much for making the Blogathon a success, and doing so much good for a great cause!

by August 1, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta

Jed Hoyer Speaks: New Reliever, Soler Timeline, Acquiring Offense and Young Starters

Jed Hoyer Speaks: New Reliever, Soler Timeline, Acquiring Offense and Young Starters

What did the Cubs try to do at the deadline, and what couldn’t they pull off?

#BNBlogathon Check-In: Hour 36

#BNBlogathon Check-In: Hour 36

A few hours left, and some things to tidy up.

by August 1, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta
Cubs Rumored Pitcher Trade Possibilities Include Angels Righty Joe Smith (UPDATE: Cubs Acquire Him)

Cubs Rumored Pitcher Trade Possibilities Include Angels Righty Joe Smith (UPDATE: Cubs Acquire Him)

A depth arm, potentially, though it’s been a very down year for Smith.

by August 1, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
#BNBlogathon Check-In: Hour 33

#BNBlogathon Check-In: Hour 33

I forgot the picture. And this tease. But then I just remembered them.

by August 1, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta

Dodgers Reportedly Landing Josh Reddick AND Rich Hill from A’s

Dodgers Reportedly Landing Josh Reddick AND Rich Hill from A’s

A huge move for the Dodgers.

by August 1, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Report Says Cubs Are Still “Trying Hard” to Land a Pitcher, Rays Implicated (UPDATES)

Report Says Cubs Are Still “Trying Hard” to Land a Pitcher, Rays Implicated (UPDATES)

It’s been a perceived target for a while now, and it still makes sense that the Rays would move at least one arm.

by August 1, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors