The name is exciting, and trades are fun. But does this actually make sense?
Category: Chicago Cubs Rumors
That was not too hard to see coming after last night.
But the trade deadline passed, you say. How can deals still happen, you ask? Complicated-ly, I answer!
Did the Nationals Trade Brandon Kintzler to the Cubs Because They Thought He Was an Anonymous Source?
It seems like the Nationals are trying to retcon an explanation for trading a good reliever in a competitive year. And they also just dumped another one.
I can’t thank you enough or properly, but I’m still gonna try.
The Cubs did what they sought out to do this trade season.
Whooooo boy, that stretch that covers the deadline is always tough, my friends!
Cubs Reportedly Close to Landing Nationals Righty Brandon Kintzler (UPDATES: It’s Happening for High-A Prospect)
This was a guy the Cubs looked at in free agency.
Together with the Brewers, which raises a lot of questions.
There are some fine options, even if they don’t really rev your engine.
A couple controlled relievers on the radar.
Ah, the Trade Deadline Summed Up in Brad Ziegler Rumors Just Now (UPDATE: Sounds Like a Done Deal with D-Backs)
Apparently a deal is happening soon-ish(?), but it won’t be with the Cubs.
I can’t sit down, my friends!
I love the idea of the Cubs going all Empire and bring on Bryce Harper, roster consideration be damned. I just don’t think it makes sense today.
That’s a full day in, my friends!
A little late-night background info.
We’ve reached the halfway mark, my friends!
Cubs Reportedly “Moving Closer” to a Deal for Righty Brad Ziegler (UPDATE: Or Exactly the Opposite of That)
The 38-year-old sidearmer would be a perfectly acceptable addition.
Things got spicy and pointy, my friends!
Still less than 1/3 of the way through this thing, my friends.
OK. It was never likely that they would. But let’s not act like it’s about them not wanting to rebuild.
An offer. It’s for a great cause. You’ll be OK, Brett … breathe …
Two very solid options for the Cubs, both controllable past this year. Yates, in particular, has been silly good.
Rumors are percolating, my friends!
There are so many available arms from so many selling teams.
HELLO: Ken Rosenthal Says Cubs May Still Be Trying to Acquire a Controllable Starting Pitcher (UPDATE)
Oh my. That’ll keep the Blogathon lit for a bit. How would the Cubs go about making another starter fit? Well, depends on the starter.