Chicago Cubs Rumors


Latest on Dexter Fowler’s Market: White Sox and Rangers, Maybe – Cubs, Maybe Not

Latest on Dexter Fowler’s Market: White Sox and Rangers, Maybe – Cubs, Maybe Not

It’s February, and Dexter Fowler is still unsigned. I did not see that one coming.

Cubs Have Reportedly Had Private Workout with Cuban Free Agent Guillermo Heredia

Cubs Have Reportedly Had Private Workout with Cuban Free Agent Guillermo Heredia

The Cubs are tied to yet another Cuban free agent, but this glove-first center fielder comes without IFA restrictions.

by February 1, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Trades! Rays and Rockies Swapping Dickerson, McGee, Prospects (UPDATES)

Trades! Rays and Rockies Swapping Dickerson, McGee, Prospects (UPDATES)

There are implications for many other teams here, including the Cubs, depending on what happens. (UPDATE: Corey Dickerson going to Rays for pitching.)

One Executive Says Cubs Still “Most Likely” to Land Dexter Fowler

One Executive Says Cubs Still “Most Likely” to Land Dexter Fowler

That feels like an overstatement to me, but we’ve gotta discuss what the report says.

by January 28, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Report: Cuban Prospect Lazarito Will Choose His Team Soon

Report: Cuban Prospect Lazarito Will Choose His Team Soon

There’s still quite a bit of mystery at play, though.

Thinking About Dexter Fowler’s Remaining Options in Free Agency

Thinking About Dexter Fowler’s Remaining Options in Free Agency

Dexter Fowler remains a free agent, and at least one MLB.com writer is still connecting him to the Cubs.


Jed Hoyer Speaks: Transactions, Outfield, Acquiring Heyward, Extending Arrieta, More

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Transactions, Outfield, Acquiring Heyward, Extending Arrieta, More

Cubs GM Jed Hoyer digs in on a range of topics as the “offseason” nears its close, and the 2016 season approaches.

Latest Cubs-Rays Rumors: Rays Still Like Javier Baez, Multi-Player Discussions, More

Latest Cubs-Rays Rumors: Rays Still Like Javier Baez, Multi-Player Discussions, More

Is there a massive, seven-player deal being discussed? There is some sense to the fit. Of course, it’s always a question of what the Cubs would have to give up.

by January 25, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Weekend Catch-Up: Cubs Rumors, Cespedes Signs, Lackey, Edwards, Alcantara, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Cubs Rumors, Cespedes Signs, Lackey, Edwards, Alcantara, More

Action around the league, and plenty of analysis for those of you who checked out.


Smaller Moves Still Coming for the Cubs and Other Bullets

Smaller Moves Still Coming for the Cubs and Other Bullets

There’s still a little bit of work to do. Also: more on the NL DH and the extreme polarity in the NL.

Lukewarm Stove: Cespedes Deciding, Rays Get a Bat, Hoyer Confirms More Talks, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cespedes Deciding, Rays Get a Bat, Hoyer Confirms More Talks, More

Yoenis Cespedes is deciding between the Mets and the Nationals, by all accounts. Also, Jed Hoyer says the Cubs and Rays do still talk.

Cubs Still Considering Bringing Austin Jackson Back?

Cubs Still Considering Bringing Austin Jackson Back?

Being able to bring back Jackson on a reasonable deal is pretty much a dream scenario. Indeed, probably too good to even dream on.

by January 22, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
MLB Trade Deadline Moving to August This Year … Well, August 1st, Anyway

MLB Trade Deadline Moving to August This Year … Well, August 1st, Anyway

The Wife’s birthday can actually be The Wife’s birthday this year! Let me explain …