How much is a cost-controlled, under-30-year-old lefty with league average performance over the past two years worth in this market?
Chicago Cubs Rumors
The ball isn’t entirely in the Rangers’ court, but the Cubs’ pitching depth does make Wood a possible trade candidate.
Working on a trade that would “blow the roof off this place”?
Even if it’s true, does it matter? Well, I still think Upton is a very interesting fit for the Cubs in 2015.
That suggests, then, that the Cubs are still serious about adding a quality bullpen arm.
Six years and $155 million guaranteed.
Presently, it looks like things are down to the Cubs and Red Sox. As it should be.
It’s possible that, now that the Cubs have picked up Miguel Montero, they could move Castillo and sign a back-up catcher.
As had been rumored for the past day, and has been discussed for a few weeks, today the Chicago Cubs wrapped up a deal for 31-year-old catcher Miguel Montero, for whom[Read More…]
That’s the report from Bob Nightengale. The return is still likely to be a couple low-level pitching prospects.
The moves and rumors keep coming. Here’s some of the latest around the league.
It’s not just the season for legit rumors and fake rumors – it’s also the season for bad information intentionally spread by good sources.
It’s fixing to be another long, crazy day. Speaking of which: the money at stake here might start to get a little crazy.
It still seems likely that a deal gets done, but there may yet be some final bits to clear up.
Oh, Boy: Jon Lester Reportedly Choosing Between Giants and Cubs (UPDATES: Denials, Meetings, Yankees)
That’s according to Ken Rosenthal. I’m on the edge of my seat. Literally. It hurts. (UPDATES: Red Sox probably not technically out.)
One of the best overall defensive catchers in the game, Montero’s lefty bat would be a nice fit for the Cubs.