Not that the Darvish connection is the whole deal here, since the Cubs really need a guy like Gimenez anyway.
Category: Chicago Cubs Rumors
Which team? Well, that’s still part of the mystery. Though the Brewers are rumored to have just made an offer, so that’s a good guess.
Who’s really left? Darvish’s market is becoming as difficult to track as the overall market.
At some point (probably soon), Cobb will find his 2018 home, but it’s been a frustrating process. The latest projections like him, though.
The big signing didn’t happen this weekend, but there was a whole lot to discuss. See what you missed.
Brewers just trying to steal all the thunder tonight.
Another possible reason for the sides to dig in their heels? Also, if the money isn’t going to free agents, should we see more extensions?
There’s certainly logic to it.
After picking up a reliever in the Grichuk trade, will the Cardinals set their sights elsewhere? The Brewers are still looking to pick up a starter.
Is $20M/year too low for Martinez? Seems so. Meanwhile, the Dodgers really are pushing up against their limit.
I can think of a lot of reasons why the Phillies make a lot of sense for Arrieta.
The Cubs will keep looking for more pitching, even as Epstein says, “We feel like we certainly could break camp with what we have now.”
The latest from the rumor mill, as activity has picked back up. With the Andrew McCutchen trade completed, there’s probably more in the pipeline.
If Mike Montgomery is forced to join the rotation, the Cubs just signed up a big hedge for the bullpen.
Good to have the lefty back!
The suitors are dwindling, which leaves the Cubs in a good place.
Lukewarm Stove: Giants on Cain Next, Rivero Extension, Granderson Signs, Ricketts on Collusion, More
More is coming in the wake of today’s McCutchen trade, and the Pirates didn’t stop there. Also: Ricketts doesn’t see the collusion angle.
It was actually quite an eventful weekend in both the Cubs and MLB worlds.
The latest from the rumor mill, including the Cardinals not so focused on the bullpen (or so they say).
Obsessive Yu Darvish Watch: Yankees Reportedly Think They Can Get Him for Five Years and $80-$90 Million
That cannot be possible. Right?
Three deals today around baseball, and more from the rumor mill.
That’ll take the Astros out of the market for the big free agent starters.
Quite the bargain for the Twins.
It’s possible, just not plausible that the Cubs and Pirates could get together on a Cole trade.
Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Just Need to “Add a Year,” No Darvish Offer from NYY, One Year for Holland?, Much More
The Cubs are holding fast. Darvish doesn’t have an offer from the Yankees. Might Holland have to accept a one-year deal?
Is the Cubs’ Wait-It-Out Approach to Free Agency This Year Related to Bryce Harper’s Future Availability?
The Cubs probably would’ve already landed a starting pitcher, if they weren’t keeping Harper in their scope. That’s the speculation, anyway.