Tag Archives: Yu Darvish

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…

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,…

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…