Tag Archives: Trade rumors

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…

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…

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…

Possible Waiver Deals the Cubs Can Make

With Tommy La Stella possibly forcing the Chicago Cubs to look for a waiver deal, we wanted to list out a couple of names that the Cubs could look towards. While waiver deals are harder to complete because a player must "clear waivers" without another team placing a claim on him, it adds another layer…