Chicago Cubs Rumors


Dexter Fowler Will Decline Mutual Option for 2017, Enter Free Agency

Dexter Fowler Will Decline Mutual Option for 2017, Enter Free Agency

As expected. The bigger question is whether the Cubs aggressively pursue a reunion.

by November 4, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Dexter Fowler’s Return, Playoff Importance, and Future

Dexter Fowler’s Return, Playoff Importance, and Future

The Cubs’ leadoff man is contributing in the postseason, and stands out as a big question mark in the coming weeks.


Report: Jason McLeod Has “Done Well” in Twins Interview Process

Report: Jason McLeod Has “Done Well” in Twins Interview Process

McLeod was always a strong candidate, so this is no surprise.

by September 22, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Marlins Could Trade Jose Fernandez This Offseason, Cubs Are Mentioned

Marlins Could Trade Jose Fernandez This Offseason, Cubs Are Mentioned

A moment to step away from playoff preparations to drool.

by September 19, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Twins Reportedly Interested in Cubs Execs Porter and Madison, Royals Exec Picollo

Twins Reportedly Interested in Cubs Execs Porter and Madison, Royals Exec Picollo

This could be an unsettling process.

Twins Front Office Search Update: Alex Anthopoulos Is Out of the Running

Twins Front Office Search Update: Alex Anthopoulos Is Out of the Running

If you were thinking Anthopoulos was the front-runner, this changes things dramatically.

Cubs Execs Reportedly Drawing Interest For Twins GM Vacancy

Cubs Execs Reportedly Drawing Interest For Twins GM Vacancy

This is going to be something to watch closely.


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