Category Archives: Rumors

Latest trade, free agent, and other rumors on all Chicago teams.

SOURCE: The Brewers are Close to a Deal

The cold stove might be turned on soon. According to insider Jerry Crasnick, it appears that the Milwaukee Brewers are close to a deal. https://twitter.com/jcrasnick/status/955205368669491200 https://twitter.com/jcrasnick/status/955207484473561090 There aren’t many details, but it appears that the team is looking to add a veteran outfielder. Some have kicked around the idea of a Jacoby Ellsbury or perhaps…

Jake Arrieta and Yu Darvish Deals, Includes Cubs? Alex Cobb Loves Chicago Food

We actually had Hot Stove news today - but it turns out a few baseball insiders got too antsy. It happens, but what are you going to do? https://twitter.com/jonmorosi/status/951140300294115329 Apparently, there were talks, and you can split hairs in arguing if the deal ever got close or not. In any event, the Gerrit Cole trade...…

Shifting Through all these Cubs Rumors

This time of year can be exhilarating and incredibly frustrating, all at the same time. This year's hot stove has been mostly broken, I think someone needs to check the thermal coupler in Scott Boras... It typically seems that by January there is a lot more action than rumor, as those subside just after baseball's Winter Meetings.…

Latest Trade Rumor Involving Javier Baez

The Chicago Cubs 2017/18 offseason started with Theo Epstein telling the world that they very likely will need to trade someone from their 25-man roster. The goal - acquire controllable starting pitching. Since that time there has been a lot of speculation on who, what, where that pitcher is and will come from. There has…