Tag Archives: Jake Arrieta

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,…

GM Meetings – Craziest Cubs Rumors

The GM Meetings are underway and we are sitting back and both, showing why certain Chicago Cubs rumors make sense, and why others are complete garbage. One thing I will warn, just because a trade doesn't happen doesn't mean it wasn't talked about. Just because it takes ESPN four days to report the same rumor…

Fans Might be Underwhelmed by this Cubs Offseason

The Chicago Cubs offseason is underway! The GM Meetings have started and there will be a ton of rumors swirling. These meetings are generally the time of year where GMs begin the framework for deals that happen at the Winter Meetings in December. We have already heard chatter that the Chicago Cubs are interested in…

These Five Free Agents Will Get the Cubs Back to the World Series

Let's face the facts, the Chicago Cubs were one of the last four teams standing in baseball for the third consecutive season, and a season removed from winning the World Series. While that is a really nice feather in your cap, the way things ended in 2017 showed Cubs fans and the front office a few…

Best Cubs Moves We’ll All Discuss This Offseason

That sucked. While the loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers seemed decisive, the Chicago Cubs window to win is WIDE open. To get back to the World Series will take some tweaking to the roster. With around $70 million coming off of their books, the MLB luxury tax will be $197 million the Cubs will…

Did Joe Maddon Leak Who the Game One Starter Will Be?

While the official announcement will come at any time today, Joe Maddon might have already leaked who the Game One starter is. https://twitter.com/670thescore/status/915263242976587777 So the Game One starter will be the game five starter, and the game two starter will be in the pen in an all hands on deck like moment. Since Joe and…