Chicago Cubs Rumors

Braves Sign Ervin Santana to a One-Year Deal

Braves Sign Ervin Santana to a One-Year Deal

Jeff Samardzija won’t be going to the Braves. Any other implications here?

Jeff Samardzija Deals with Trade Rumors About as Well as Anyone

Jeff Samardzija Deals with Trade Rumors About as Well as Anyone

The Braves pitching injuries brought the Samardzija stuff right back into the spotlight.

Lukewarm Stove: Ryan Kalish Making Nate Schierholtz Expendable?

Lukewarm Stove: Ryan Kalish Making Nate Schierholtz Expendable?

That’s the rumor, according to Jon Morosi. Schierholtz available doesn’t surprise me, but the Kalish bit is strong praise.

Lukewarm Stove: Injury Shake-Up, Samardzija, Santana, Diaz, Carpenter, Headley (UPDATE)

Lukewarm Stove: Injury Shake-Up, Samardzija, Santana, Diaz, Carpenter, Headley (UPDATE)

Kris Medlen went down for the Braves, and the severity isn’t yet know. The implications could be significant, though.

Lukewarm Stove: Ervin Santana Now Wants a One-Year Deal, Any Sense for Cubs?

Lukewarm Stove: Ervin Santana Now Wants a One-Year Deal, Any Sense for Cubs?

For me, the answer is probably not. But I’m open to the discussion.

Starlin Castro to Miss 7-10 Days, Darwin Barney Among Those to See Extra Time at Shortstop

Starlin Castro to Miss 7-10 Days, Darwin Barney Among Those to See Extra Time at Shortstop

Interesting, given that the Cubs have plenty of other options to cover shortstop.

Jeff Samardzija Throws Two Scoreless Innings in Front of Many Scouts

Jeff Samardzija Throws Two Scoreless Innings in Front of Many Scouts

Teams scout lots of players in Spring for lots of reasons, though, so don’t get carried away.

Rumor: Teams Checking in on Darwin Barney

Rumor: Teams Checking in on Darwin Barney

The Cubs’ starting second baseman has some competition in the form of Emilio Bonifacio.