The Cubs would have had the money to re-sign Wade Davis, but perhaps not that AND land a big free agent starter.
Category: MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Marlins Talking Yelich-Realmuto Trades, Harrison’s Trade Impact, Bullpens, Greinke, More
The Marlins are talking again, and it could lead to the next wave of trades. Yelich sure would look nice atop the order. Just sayin’.
Darvish could end up in the Bronx, but it’d take a lot to get him there.
The Cubs’ closer is headed out west. The Cubs will have to look elsewhere, and will pick up compensation in the process.
MLBits: Sano Assault Allegations, O’s Still Talking Machado, Bad Teams Deals, Pirates Prospects, More
I’m sad to say that another assault allegation has come out, and MLB will investigate.
I still can’t see the Cubs involved with Arrieta if he gets anything close to what he wants, but his asking price could be lower than rumored.
And nearly 150 names total left in free agency. Are you kidding me?
Interplay between post-2018 free agency and young player extensions could be showing itself. Also: will Clayton Kershaw *really* be a free agent after this season?
There’s a whole lot of meh projected for the Brewers in 2018.
I don’t even think I can call the stove “lukewarm” today.
Sounds like they have the money and are keeping in touch, but aren’t quite ready to strike.
Merry Christmas Eve! The latest from the rumor mill to get you through the holiday.
I hope Bartolo and Ichiro play forever.
Christmas is nearly here, which typically means a lot of teams would have their rosters nearly locked down. This year? Not so much.
Anthony Rizzo is the face of the Cubs, and I don’t think anyone has a problem with that.
MLBits: MLB Exec Departs After Allegations, Mets Owner Interference, Dodgers Projections, MiLB Pay, More
I’m glad the league got rid of this guy, but I’m sad to hear how long it went ignored.
If and when this deal goes down, there will be Cubs-related impacts.
Lukewarm Stove: MIA Likely to Move Yelich, Darvish Cubs Denial, Archer Could Stay, Arrieta, Cobb, More
The latest from the rumor mill, including a star free agent denying a report on his own.
Is Molina actually the most overrated catcher in baseball?
Even if that happens, it’s hard to see a fit.
Lukewarm Stove: Yankees/Pirates Cooling on Cole, Rays Making “Drastic Changes,” Britton, Machado, More
If the Yankees look elsewhere for starters, it could affect the Cubs very soon.
Did the Brewers just get their one and only FA starter, or are more moves to come?
Things are definitely happening now – will this be the start of a Rays sell-off?
Did the Cubs – and any other trade partners – just dodge a huge bullet? The relief landscape just changed quite a bit.
The Orioles may be setting up a semi-false deadline to get a deal done on the Machado front.