Chicago Cubs Rumors


Winter Meetings Update: Melancon Close, Marlins Aggressive, Pitching Options for Cubs, More

Winter Meetings Update: Melancon Close, Marlins Aggressive, Pitching Options for Cubs, More

So many rumors to get into this morning, as the first day of the Winter Meetings is in effect.

Another Report Connects Cubs to Kenley Jansen

Another Report Connects Cubs to Kenley Jansen

He’s certainly a fit for the Cubs, but how aggressively will they pursue him?

by December 5, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Rumors Swirling That Shohei Otani Will Be Posted Next Year, Won’t Be Limited By CBA

Rumors Swirling That Shohei Otani Will Be Posted Next Year, Won’t Be Limited By CBA

This would be excellent news for the Cubs, if they’re wanting to go after Otani.

Weekend Catch-Up: Pre-Winter Meetings Rumors and Activity, a Cubs Signing, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Pre-Winter Meetings Rumors and Activity, a Cubs Signing, More

Everything that built up to this week.

Lukewarm Stove: Winter Meetings Eve, Holliday to Yankees, Hill Holdup, Otani Coming?

Lukewarm Stove: Winter Meetings Eve, Holliday to Yankees, Hill Holdup, Otani Coming?

The Winter Meetings start tomorrow, and the chatter is at a low simmer.

Intriguing Non-Tenders Around Baseball: Tyson Ross is the Biggest Name

Intriguing Non-Tenders Around Baseball: Tyson Ross is the Biggest Name

The Cubs were connected by trade rumors to Ross for a very long time, and now he’s available for cash. However, he’s rehabbing.

Lukewarm Stove: Sale Market, Fowler Suitors, McCutchen, Verlander, Chapman, Rays, More

Lukewarm Stove: Sale Market, Fowler Suitors, McCutchen, Verlander, Chapman, Rays, More

Are the Cardinals a finalist for Fowler? Which teams could move aggressively on Sale? Will the Rays and Cubs match up?


Cubs Considering Range of Reliever Trade Targets, Including Davis, Colome, and Ramos

Cubs Considering Range of Reliever Trade Targets, Including Davis, Colome, and Ramos

So many possibilities for the Cubs, even outside the top three free agents.

by December 2, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The New CBA, the Cubs, and the Shohei Otani Problem

The New CBA, the Cubs, and the Shohei Otani Problem

So, there’s a bit of a hitch in the giddyup if you were hoping to see the Cubs go all out for Otani next year. But there also might be a solution.

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Pitching Needs, Fowler, Jay, Schwarber, Pro Scouting Director, More

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Pitching Needs, Fowler, Jay, Schwarber, Pro Scouting Director, More

Is the door totally closed on Dexter? How will Jay fit in? Are the Cubs still looking for pitching?

Will White Sox Trade with Cubs or Not? Depends Who You Ask

Will White Sox Trade with Cubs or Not? Depends Who You Ask

The teams’ GMs offer their thoughts, but the story remains mostly the same.

by December 1, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Controllable Starters, McCutchen Rumors Reaching Fever Pitch, More

Lukewarm Stove: Controllable Starters, McCutchen Rumors Reaching Fever Pitch, More

Yup, the Cubs are still working on finding starters. Also, it sure sounds like Andrew McCutchen is going to be dealt soon.

Rival Execs Reportedly Believe Cubs Will Be All-in on Japanese Star Shohei Otani

Rival Execs Reportedly Believe Cubs Will Be All-in on Japanese Star Shohei Otani

Otani could be one of the best players to make the leap to MLB in a very long time.

by November 30, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Astros Aggressiveness, Cubs Bullpen, Jansen, Cahill, More

Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Astros Aggressiveness, Cubs Bullpen, Jansen, Cahill, More

Although we’re waiting on CBA news, the rumors aren’t slowing down. Bits on the Cubs’ bullpen in here, among many other things.

Cubs Reportedly Among the Teams Interested in Reliever Daniel Hudson

Cubs Reportedly Among the Teams Interested in Reliever Daniel Hudson

The 29-year-old righty has posted back-to-back solid seasons in the Arizona bullpen.

by November 29, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors