Tag Archives: hot stove

Don’t Expect Schwarber to be Traded – Or Anyone Really

The hot stove seems to of finally started. Since Friday, the Chicago Cubs have signed Tyler Chatwood and Brandon Morrow. The deals seem pale in comparison to the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels, but they were important moves making the team better. The team's emphasis was on adding pitching this winter, and they are…

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…

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…