He was a lottery ticket target that I really liked for the Cubs. That’s a pretty sizable guarantee, however.
MLB News and Rumors
It’s another non-trade option for teams looking for an infield bat going off the board.
Are the Red Sox still going to try and grab a top arm? Also, the Padres are reportedly heavy on Justin Upton.
The Cubs weren’t going to be getting Headley, but will a Headley loser come to the Cubs about Luis Valbuena?
It sounds like the Marlins might not think they signed a monster deal at all.
And with it comes more rumors on what the Nationals are trying to do this offseason.
Harper skipped this weekend’s fan fest on the eve of a grievance hearing with the team. Makes you wonder about his future.
The outfielder gets three years and $45ish million, and baseball in Chicago continues to rise.
It was an excellent week for the Cubs, and an outstanding week for folks who love rumors and transactions.
Jason Hammel’s deal with the Cubs looks better, and better, and better …
Masterson had been connected to the Cubs, among other teams, several times recently.
Is the Cincinnati rebuild starting? Can’t hurt the Cubs.
The Cubs had become pretty unlikely for McCarthy, given their other moves. But maybe a dice-roll pitcher is still possible.
Yeah, he strikes out a lot and plays questionable defense, but the Cardinals need a platoon-mate at first base.
Get ready for the thing that used to be the highlight of Thursday, but is now just another interesting thing happening on a very busy day.
Yoenis Cespedes, Rick Porcello Swap is Reportedly Going Down (UPDATES: Tigers Also Getting Alfredo Simon from Reds)
The Red Sox are quickly moving to pick up arms. And the Tigers will reportedly make a second trade soon for a starting pitcher.