Chicago Cubs Rumors


Mariners and Braves Make Trade that Precipitates Drew Smyly Trade from Rays

Mariners and Braves Make Trade that Precipitates Drew Smyly Trade from Rays

A flurry of Mariners trade activity, and now the Rays are probably done shopping starters.

Lukewarm Stove: Dozier, Ross, Rasmus, Quintana, Cuban Players, More

Lukewarm Stove: Dozier, Ross, Rasmus, Quintana, Cuban Players, More

Is Brian Dozier finally going to be traded? That, and more from baseball’s rumor mill.


Cubs Still Reportedly One of Two Favorites for Tyson Ross, but Also Considering Travis Wood

Cubs Still Reportedly One of Two Favorites for Tyson Ross, but Also Considering Travis Wood

That’s the second report in a week that indicates the Cubs are right there with Ross, but may turn back to Wood if necessary.

You Can Probably Stop Dreaming of a Chris Archer Trade

You Can Probably Stop Dreaming of a Chris Archer Trade

The Astros reportedly made a huge offer for Archer earlier this offseason, and it was declined.

Lukewarm Stove: More on Ross, Quintana, Dozier, Valbuena, Sluggers, Pirates, Much More

Lukewarm Stove: More on Ross, Quintana, Dozier, Valbuena, Sluggers, Pirates, Much More

A surprising and sharp uptick in rumors around the game, as folks come out of their holiday slumber. Apparently.

Cubs Already Thinking of a Six-Man Rotation for Parts of 2017? Adding Ross or Wood?

Cubs Already Thinking of a Six-Man Rotation for Parts of 2017? Adding Ross or Wood?

A well-rested front of the rotation can provide many benefits down the stretch.

REPORT: Cubs and Rangers Are Favorites for Tyson Ross

REPORT: Cubs and Rangers Are Favorites for Tyson Ross

Each of the Cubs and Rangers met with Ross yesterday.

by January 5, 2017 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Rangers Reportedly “Making Significant Push” on Tyson Ross, Who Visited Today

Rangers Reportedly “Making Significant Push” on Tyson Ross, Who Visited Today

The Cubs are reportedly still in the mix for Ross, though.

Lukewarm Stove: Tananka’s Opt-Out, De La Rosa Signs, Bautista’s Market, More

Lukewarm Stove: Tananka’s Opt-Out, De La Rosa Signs, Bautista’s Market, More

If Tanaka opts out after 2017, the Cubs could come calling, but how much will he cost?

Weekend Catch-Up: Best of the Year, Expectations for 2017, Work at Wrigley, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Best of the Year, Expectations for 2017, Work at Wrigley, More

Take a long holiday weekend? That sounds good to me. But get yourself back into the swing today.

Lukewarm Stove: Hammel, Dozier, Darvish, Ross, More

Lukewarm Stove: Hammel, Dozier, Darvish, Ross, More

Are teams unwilling to go beyond one year for Jason Hammel?

Lukewarm Stove: Dozier, McCutchen, Hammel, Arrieta Extension Considerations, More

Lukewarm Stove: Dozier, McCutchen, Hammel, Arrieta Extension Considerations, More

The latest from baseball’s rumor mill, including some in-house Cubs considerations.


This Year’s Free Agent Crop Was Ugly, but It Picks Back Up Next Year at Just the Right Time

This Year’s Free Agent Crop Was Ugly, but It Picks Back Up Next Year at Just the Right Time

The Cubs could have huge needs in the rotation after this coming season. Good news on that front.

Lukewarm Stove: Hammel, Starting Pitcher Prices, Ross, Ruiz, Encarnacion, More

Lukewarm Stove: Hammel, Starting Pitcher Prices, Ross, Ruiz, Encarnacion, More

There are still some interesting names left in free agency, even if the Cubs aren’t trolling.

Another Notable Extension: Braves Ink Ender Inciarte to Five-Year Deal, Plus Option

Another Notable Extension: Braves Ink Ender Inciarte to Five-Year Deal, Plus Option

Another very interesting young player extension comparison, as we think about the Cubs’ core.