Chicago Cubs Rumors


Clayton Kershaw Has Extension-Related Advice for Jake Arrieta

Clayton Kershaw Has Extension-Related Advice for Jake Arrieta

Being comfortable is important, too. Will that impact Arrieta’s decision about a new contract?

White Sox, Padres Talking James Shields Trade – And If the Padres Start Selling …

White Sox, Padres Talking James Shields Trade – And If the Padres Start Selling …

If the Padres start to sell off, is there another arm or two that might intrigue the Cubs?


Will the Cubs Target Stud Lefty Andrew Miller in Trade This Season?

Will the Cubs Target Stud Lefty Andrew Miller in Trade This Season?

One report suggests a fit, and I see it, too. Also: Miller’s performance this year is almost literally unbelievable.

The MacPhail Era, Matusz, Bryant’s Versatility, and Other Bullets

The MacPhail Era, Matusz, Bryant’s Versatility, and Other Bullets

How do you remember that era? Fondly? I doubt it. Also: Kris Bryant is incredible in so many ways.

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Three Catchers, Cubs Slumping, Victorino’s Release, More

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Three Catchers, Cubs Slumping, Victorino’s Release, More

The Cubs’ GM gets into a range of topics.

Cubs Will Be Looking to Trade for Pitching, But Market and Needs Haven’t Crystalized

Cubs Will Be Looking to Trade for Pitching, But Market and Needs Haven’t Crystalized

The time will come to be involved in the pitching market, for a variety of reasons.

by May 24, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Another Plausible A’s Trade Candidate Hits the DL: Sonny Gray

Another Plausible A’s Trade Candidate Hits the DL: Sonny Gray

A strained right trapezius is the diagnosis for Gray, who has really struggled this year.


Plausible Trade Candidate Josh Reddick Breaks Thumb

Plausible Trade Candidate Josh Reddick Breaks Thumb

He could be out until July.

by May 20, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Mike Trout, Spurious Rumors, Trade Speculation, and the Chicago Cubs

Mike Trout, Spurious Rumors, Trade Speculation, and the Chicago Cubs

The idea of the Angels trading Trout at some point is not so crazy. Talking about Cubs packages for him right now, though, probably is (a little).

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs to Pursue an Outfielder? Also Bits on Lincecum, Otani, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs to Pursue an Outfielder? Also Bits on Lincecum, Otani, More

Josh Reddick’s name keeps popping up, but will the Cubs actually be aggressive pursuers?

Surprise: Nationals Reportedly Sign Ace Stephen Strasburg to Significant Extension

Surprise: Nationals Reportedly Sign Ace Stephen Strasburg to Significant Extension

I doubt many saw that one coming. I didn’t.


Chicago Cubs Will Scout Tim Lincecum’s Throwing Showcase After Hip Surgery

Chicago Cubs Will Scout Tim Lincecum’s Throwing Showcase After Hip Surgery

Most likely due diligence, as there will be about 20 teams in attendance.

by May 3, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Scout Top Cuban Pitching Prospect, Vladimir Gutierrez

Cubs Scout Top Cuban Pitching Prospect, Vladimir Gutierrez

The 20-year-old righty is one of the best pitching prospects currently available.

by May 2, 2016 Chicago Cubs Rumors