Tag Archives: Winter meetings

Latest Trade Rumor Involving Javier Baez

The Chicago Cubs 2017/18 offseason started with Theo Epstein telling the world that they very likely will need to trade someone from their 25-man roster. The goal - acquire controllable starting pitching. Since that time there has been a lot of speculation on who, what, where that pitcher is and will come from. There has…

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…