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Cole Hamels May Yet Be Traded Before the Season Starts – Do the Cubs Make Any Sense?

Cole Hamels May Yet Be Traded Before the Season Starts – Do the Cubs Make Any Sense?

The Cubs had interest at one time, but things have changed since then. The Phillies would be best served making a deal soon, but will they actually do it?

by February 12, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
More on the Cubs Scouting Yoan Moncada, and On His Timeline

More on the Cubs Scouting Yoan Moncada, and On His Timeline

It still sounds like a decision is coming much sooner than would put the Cubs in the race.

by February 12, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Stop What You Are Doing and Watch This Royals Fan Hype Video Immediately

Stop What You Are Doing and Watch This Royals Fan Hype Video Immediately

There are not words to properly describe the knowing absurdity of this video. I really want a Cubs version.

by February 12, 2015 MLB News and Rumors
James Shields Confirms That His Decision Came Down to the Padres and Cubs

James Shields Confirms That His Decision Came Down to the Padres and Cubs

The money was actually extremely close, and Shields chose the better fit. I still don’t register too much disappointment.

Jonathan Lucroy Out Four to Six Weeks with Hamstring Injury

Jonathan Lucroy Out Four to Six Weeks with Hamstring Injury

Every win is going to count in the NL Central this year, so any impact to the Brewers here is notable.

by February 11, 2015 MLB News and Rumors
Jackie Robinson West Team from Chicago Stripped of Little League Title

Jackie Robinson West Team from Chicago Stripped of Little League Title

One of the best stories of last year now has a decidedly unhappy ending. You just feel terrible for the kids.

by February 11, 2015 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Hamels, Lee, FA Pitchers, Castillo, Much More

Lukewarm Stove: Hamels, Lee, FA Pitchers, Castillo, Much More

Given where we are in the offseason, there’s a surprising amount to discuss.

by February 10, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Padres Reportedly Agree to Four-Year Deal with James Shields

Padres Reportedly Agree to Four-Year Deal with James Shields

The end of the tortured story is what we expected. Shields would have been a nice cherry, but it was a great Cubs offseason nonetheless.

James Shields Latest: Lots of Padres Signals, Epstein Asked Maddon About Shields (UPDATES)

James Shields Latest: Lots of Padres Signals, Epstein Asked Maddon About Shields (UPDATES)

All reasonable signs out there point to Shields going to the Padres. But no deal is done yet. More thoughts on Shields and the Padres, and Shields and the Cubs. (UPDATES on negotiations.)

Lukewarm Stove: Shields Latest, Martinez, Tigers, Marlins, Miley

Lukewarm Stove: Shields Latest, Martinez, Tigers, Marlins, Miley

The offseason is winding down, but the rumor mill keeps churning. Are the Padres looking likelier for James Shields?

Lukewarm Stove: Shields Heating Up, Moncada Favorites, More Cuban Defectors

Lukewarm Stove: Shields Heating Up, Moncada Favorites, More Cuban Defectors

Teams are rumored to be in on Shields, and then immediately out. The Dodgers might be the favorites on Moncada.

Cardinals Reportedly Sign Carlos Villanueva, and His Mustache, to Minor League Deal

Cardinals Reportedly Sign Carlos Villanueva, and His Mustache, to Minor League Deal

Villanueva is a pretty fantastic addition for the Cardinals on a no-risk, minor league deal. Grumble.

by February 4, 2015 MLB News and Rumors
James Shields Could Sign Soon, and His Market May Be Clarifying: Cardinals, Padres, Yankees

James Shields Could Sign Soon, and His Market May Be Clarifying: Cardinals, Padres, Yankees

Shields is reportedly expected to sign by the end of this week as he sorts out his offers. Grumble, grumble, Cardinals, grumble.

Report: Yoan Moncada is Finally Officially Free to Sign

Report: Yoan Moncada is Finally Officially Free to Sign

We’ll finally find out just how the market for the 19-year-old Cuban super prospect will shake out.

The Difficulty in Getting an Insane Bargain on James Shields, Even at This Late Date

The Difficulty in Getting an Insane Bargain on James Shields, Even at This Late Date

Huge contracts tend not to be signed in February. But if a guy like Shields has to take a serious price cut, it seems like many teams would figure out a way to accommodate him in the budget.

Lukewarm Stove: So Much Shields, Samardzija, Greinke, Britton, Cotts

Lukewarm Stove: So Much Shields, Samardzija, Greinke, Britton, Cotts

It sure feels like this is the week James Shields should sign, but we still know so little about where and for how much. As his price tag continues to fall … no. I won’t go there. Well, maybe a little …

The Super Bowl Casts Shade on Baseball and Other Bullets

The Super Bowl Casts Shade on Baseball and Other Bullets

The national prominence of the Super Bowl underscores the increasing regionality of baseball. Also: another Yoan Moncada update.

by February 1, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
OFAC Declares Yoan Moncada Unblocked, Now It’s Up to MLB (UPDATE)

OFAC Declares Yoan Moncada Unblocked, Now It’s Up to MLB (UPDATE)

OFAC won’t be issuing the specific license MLB was requiring Cuban players to get, so it’s apparently up to MLB to change its policy, which could happen soon.

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