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Giants Get Their Pablo Sandoval Replacement: Trade for Casey McGehee

Giants Get Their Pablo Sandoval Replacement: Trade for Casey McGehee

The implication there being that the Giants will not come desperately begging for Luis Valbuena.

by December 20, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
David Ross Reportedly Signs with Cubs, Two Years and $5 Million

David Ross Reportedly Signs with Cubs, Two Years and $5 Million

Ross, 37, is a great back-up, and converts Welington Castillo into a tradable asset.

by December 19, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Reportedly Claim 1B/OF Shane Peterson Off of Waivers from A’s

Cubs Reportedly Claim 1B/OF Shane Peterson Off of Waivers from A’s

If true, Peterson would seem to be a depth piece in the outfield, and reserve first baseman if that ever became necessary.

by December 19, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
David Ross Reportedly Down to Padres and Cubs (UPDATES)

David Ross Reportedly Down to Padres and Cubs (UPDATES)

An earlier report had Ross agreeing to a deal with the Padres, but that may not yet be the case.

by December 19, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Padres Reportedly Near Deal with Red Sox for Will Middlebrooks – David Ross Implication

Padres Reportedly Near Deal with Red Sox for Will Middlebrooks – David Ross Implication

There’s a back-up catcher going from the Padres to the Red Sox. Both teams were in on Ross, along with the Cubs.

by December 19, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Jake Peavy Re-Signs with Giants, Two-Years and $24 Million

Jake Peavy Re-Signs with Giants, Two-Years and $24 Million

Peavy was the last of the second tier starters in free agency, and his deal makes Jason Hammel’s look great once again.

by December 19, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Peavy, Breslow, Ross, Upton, Upton, Volquez, Kang, Cuban Players, More

Lukewarm Stove: Peavy, Breslow, Ross, Upton, Upton, Volquez, Kang, Cuban Players, More

The Cubs are not listed as among the teams in on Jake Peavy at this time, which makes sense.

by December 18, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Another Day, Another Lottery Ticket Gone: Kris Medlen Signs with Royals

Another Day, Another Lottery Ticket Gone: Kris Medlen Signs with Royals

The two-time TJS recoveree gets a two year deal from the Royals.

by December 18, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Cubs May Add Multiple Outfielders, But One Veteran Addition Seems Most Likely

Cubs May Add Multiple Outfielders, But One Veteran Addition Seems Most Likely

Jonny Gomes is the name you hear most frequently, but will the Cubs also look to add a starting-caliber bat?

by December 18, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Free Agent Catcher David Ross Could Be Choosing Between Cubs, Red Sox, and Padres

Free Agent Catcher David Ross Could Be Choosing Between Cubs, Red Sox, and Padres

Ross is an excellent back-up catcher, though his addition would mean more questions for the Cubs’ roster.

by December 17, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Wesley Wright Signs with Baltimore Orioles, Recapping Cubs Lefty Situation

Wesley Wright Signs with Baltimore Orioles, Recapping Cubs Lefty Situation

The Cubs have a wide variety of options for the left-handed side of the pen, but it’s not at all clear what route they’ll take.

Chicago Cubs Trade Justin Ruggiano to Seattle Mariners for Matt Brazis

Chicago Cubs Trade Justin Ruggiano to Seattle Mariners for Matt Brazis

Brazis is a minor league reliever, albeit a good one. Now the team may look to add another outfielder.

by December 17, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Pitching and Outfield Plans, Castillo, Joyce, Wilson, White Sox, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Pitching and Outfield Plans, Castillo, Joyce, Wilson, White Sox, More

The Cubs would like to keep adding, but the level of their additions isn’t quite clear.

by December 16, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Well, There Goes Another Lottery Ticket: Brandon Morrow Reportedly Signs with Padres

Well, There Goes Another Lottery Ticket: Brandon Morrow Reportedly Signs with Padres

The 30-year-old righty is a nice, low-risk play for the Padres.

by December 16, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Outfield Bat Options Shrinking: Michael Morse Close to Deal with Marlins (UPDATE)

Outfield Bat Options Shrinking: Michael Morse Close to Deal with Marlins (UPDATE)

Morse was, at one time, mentioned as a possibility for the Cubs, though that always seemed an odd fit. Still, what will Cubs do in the outfield?

by December 16, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Dodgers Reportedly Sign Brett Anderson for One Year and $10 Million

Dodgers Reportedly Sign Brett Anderson for One Year and $10 Million

He was a lottery ticket target that I really liked for the Cubs. That’s a pretty sizable guarantee, however.

by December 15, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors

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