Category Archives: Rumors

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

Cubs Nearing a Deal for Morrow

As I wrote yesterday, expect the Chicago Cubs to ramp up their efforts to sign a pitcher. I may have gotten the order flipped, but it appears the Cubs and free agent Brandon Morrow are nearing a deal. Both Fanrag’s Jon Heyman and CBS Sports Bruce Levine report. https://twitter.com/jonheyman/status/939947525938827270 This is very encouraging, even though…

Expect the Cubs to Move Fast on Another Signing

Literally within 24-hours... everything has changed. The landscape of baseball changed. If Shohei Ohtani is the player we expect, the LA Angels have become a threat in the AL West. I saw it best when Jon Heyman this... jeter helped the yankees win 5 world series. and counting ... — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) December 9,…

What Does the Tyler Chatwood Signing Mean for Ohtani/Cobb?

I was in the middle of writing an excellent (debatable) article on how we should expect the Chicago Cubs to make a move before the Winter Meetings. Then... BOOM. The Cubs signed pitcher Tyler Chatwood to a three-year contract. Shoot! There goes several hours of research and writing down the drain! I will be writing…

Hot Stove: The Yankees are Gunning for Kyle Schwarber

I have been fairly consistent for three years that the Chicago Cubs would not trade Kyle Schwarber. This offseason some things have changed a bit. Theo Epstein told all of Cubdom that they would will probably look to move someone from their 25-man roster. We have heard the rumors of trading Javier Baez, there was…

Chicago Cubs Quiz – Hot Stove Edition

We are looking for some interaction and wanted to poll readers on what they think will happen this offseason. So, here we go, we're asking some Chicago Cubs questions - Hot Stove Style. Be sure to share so we can get a lot of fans answers on this, and as always, comment below on your…