Could Torey Lovullo Become The New Manager Of The Chicago Cubs?
So far, the Chicago Cubs have interviewed four candidates to be their next manager. Former MLB managers A.J. Hinch and Manny Acta were interviewed first, followed by current San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria and Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez, who both interviewed with President Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer earlier this week. The [...]
Chicago Cubs Rumors: Is Club Waiting to Pounce on Shin-Soo Choo?
Entering this offseason, Shin-Soo Choo was considered to be one of the best players on the open market. After Jacoby Ellsbury, Choo was considered by most to be the next best outfield option on the open market. I have been touting Choo as an [...]
Mark Prior Sadly Calls It A Career For Good
He was the can’t-miss pitcher that the Minnesota Twins second-guessing over for taking Joe Mauer ahead of him in the 2001 First Year Player Draft. He was the phenom with the perfect mechanics, repetition and delivery. He was the Chicago Cubs‘ [...]
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2013 MLB Winter Meetings: Atlanta Braves Should Target Jeff Samardzija
The Chicago Cubs are very good at playing the trade-wait game when there are multiple teams interested in a player they have available. Such appears to be the case right now with their ace-level starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija. Several teams [...]
Chicago Cubs Rumors: Joba Chamberlain Is The Perfect Buy-Low Candidate
The Chicago Cubs are looking for at least one veteran relief pitcher to add to their bullpen this offseason. They were connected to Edward Mujica, who has since signed with the Boston Red Sox. There have been rumors connecting the Cubs to John Axford, who was non-tendered by [...]
Chicago Cubs Rumors: Seattle Mariners Match Up Nicely in Jeff Samardzija Deal
As you all surely know by now, earlier today the Seattle Mariners signed 2B Robinson Cano to a monster deal worth $240 million over 10 years. Whether you think the Mariners made the right decision by signing the 31-year-old Cano or not, this proves [...]
Chicago Cubs Rumors: Ryan Kalish Makes Perfect Sense for Team
I understand why the Boston Red Sox let Ryan Kalish go. They were in a bit of a roster crunch and could not continue to wait on him to reach his potential, but that does not mean that he does not make [...]
Chicago Cubs Should Stay Away From Trading Starlin Castro
The Chicago Cubs are on the verge of a roster overhaul plain and simple. Over the next two seasons the anticipation of highly talented minor league players figure to fill Wrigley Field in a complete roster transformation. During the turnover [...]
Chicago Cubs Rumors: Should Team Take a Gamble on Edward Mujica?
The Chicago Cubs had several issues among their roster last season, but the bullpen was the area that caused the most concern. The overuse of guys like James Russell, the constant struggles of Shawn Camp and Carlos Marmol early in [...]
Chicago Cubs: George Kottaras Could End Up Being a Solid Backup to Welington Castillo
The Chicago Cubs have found their backup catcher, and it isn’t one of the usual suspects in free agency as many expected. Per reports, the Cubs have signed former DFA’d Kansas City Royals catcher George Kottaras in a trade that will sent cash [...]