Chicago Cubs Rumors


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
Lukewarm Stove: Gallardo, Jackson, Lazarito, Bruce, Desmond, Bautista, More

Lukewarm Stove: Gallardo, Jackson, Lazarito, Bruce, Desmond, Bautista, More

Restructured contracts, failed three-way trades, remaining free agents, contract extensions and more from the rumor mill.


Tom Ricketts Speaks: Epstein, Payroll, Renovations, TV Deal, Rebuilding, Paying Fans Back

Tom Ricketts Speaks: Epstein, Payroll, Renovations, TV Deal, Rebuilding, Paying Fans Back

The Cubs’ Owner and Chairman spoke to various folks today, including me, about a range of important topics.

by February 24, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
REPORT: Lazarito’s Agent Ends Representation Over Death Threat

REPORT: Lazarito’s Agent Ends Representation Over Death Threat

What a bizarre, complicated, and scary situation.

Mariners Sign Cuban Outfielder Guillermo Heredia, Whom Cubs Had Worked Out

Mariners Sign Cuban Outfielder Guillermo Heredia, Whom Cubs Had Worked Out

His right-handed bat and excellent center field defense could have been used by the Cubs, but that’s not the way it went.

Cubs Reportedly Still a Possible Spot for Austin Jackson

Cubs Reportedly Still a Possible Spot for Austin Jackson

Jackson would be a dream addition for the Cubs, in terms of quality depth, but it still feels like a poor fit from Jackson’s perspective.


Orioles and Dexter Fowler Reportedly Discussing Two-Year Deal

Orioles and Dexter Fowler Reportedly Discussing Two-Year Deal

Sounds like the Orioles may get a steal on Fowler. And the Cubs may finally get a draft pick

Orioles Finally Sign Yovani Gallardo – Dexter Fowler Next?

Orioles Finally Sign Yovani Gallardo – Dexter Fowler Next?

Gallardo gets three years and $35 million. Will the Orioles now do the second thing we’ve been expecting? Implications for the Cubs there.

Report: Dexter Fowler Could Get Two or Three Years, $12-$13M Annually from Orioles

Report: Dexter Fowler Could Get Two or Three Years, $12-$13M Annually from Orioles

The high end of that range wouldn’t be a terrible deal for Fowler. Hopefully it gets done soon.


Orioles Reportedly “Confident” That They’ll Sign Both Dexter Fowler and Yovani Gallardo

Orioles Reportedly “Confident” That They’ll Sign Both Dexter Fowler and Yovani Gallardo

Spring Training is basically here, and Fowler is still unsigned. That may not be the case for much longer.

International Notes and Rumors: Lazarito, Gurriel Brothers, Ohtani, Big Spenders, More

International Notes and Rumors: Lazarito, Gurriel Brothers, Ohtani, Big Spenders, More

Lazarito could be waiting, Shohei Ohtani is in Arizona, the Gurriel Brothers are somewhere secret, and much more.

The Cubs Really Killed It At Second Base This Offseason

The Cubs Really Killed It At Second Base This Offseason

When you consider how else things could have gone, and how they went for other teams, the Cubs’ series of moves looks all the better.

Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Gallardo, Cobb, Harper, Trout, More

Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Gallardo, Cobb, Harper, Trout, More

Dexter Fowler holding things up, $500 million for Bryce Harper, a trade for Mike Trout and much more.