Tag Archives: Alex Cobb

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.…

CubsCast Vol 1 – Starting Pitcher News, New Leadoff Man, Cubs Convention Info

CUBSCAST Vol. 1 Hi all, we are starting a new webcast on Chicago Style Sports called CubsCast. These will hopefully be a short weekly video covering the most relevant Chicago Cubs news and info for the week. The webcast will be hosted on YouTube, right now on this channel. This week's CubsCast We cover the…

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…

Cubs Hot Stove: Cobb, Morrow, Ohtani, Trade?

There has been some significant news to come up over the past few days. News we certainly need to cover. It appears as if the Chicago Cubs Hot Stove is finally warmed up. Ohtani Shohei Ohtani is the baseball version of Meghan Markle. Every media outlet will be talking about both of them, nonstop, for…

Mulling Over the Cubs Free Agent Targets

Ok, so if the Chicago Cubs shouldn’t sign Jake Arrieta, what should they do to fill the backend of the rotation?  There are numerous free agents they could sign (Yu Darvish, Alex Cobb, Lance Lynn, Tyler Chatwood, CC Sabathia, Jaime Garcia, Jason Vargas, Jhoulys Chacin, Jeremy Hellickson, and Doug Fister) at various price points. Frankly,…