Toronto Blue Jays Rumors: Could Jurickson Profar Be Pried Away From Texas Rangers?
It wasn’t so long ago that top prospect Jurickson Profar was considered a prime trade chip and the odd man out in the Texas Rangers infield, and after a disappointing first go-around in the bigs (-0.4 fWAR, .234/.308/.336 triple-slash), it’s [...]
Chicago Cubs: Wesley Wright Should Reduce James Russell’s Workload Next Season
The Chicago Cubs finally made their second addition to the MLB roster, and just like in George Kottaras’ case, this move is far from being a sexy one. The Cubs have inked LH reliever Wesley Wright, who was non-tendered by [...]
Chicago Cubs Rumors: Oakland A’s Pitcher Brett Anderson Great Trade Target
On Monday, the Oakland Athletics signed free agent, left-handed starting pitcher Scott Kazmir. With the emergence of young pitchers like Jarrod Parker, A.J. Griffin, Sonny Gray and Dan Straily in addition to Kazmir and the possible return of Bartolo Colon, the A’s are loaded with starting pitching. One guy who [...]
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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 Need to Make Serious Offer to Detroit Tigers for Austin Jackson
At the moment, the starting outfield for the Chicago Cubs may be the worst in all of Major League Baseball. If the season started today the outfielders on the field for the Cubs would be Nate Schierholtz, Ryan Sweeney and Junior Lake. Schierholtz had a [...]
Chicago Cubs Rumors: Jeff Samardzija Trade on the Horizon?
As time goes on it seems more and more likely that the Chicago Cubs will trade starting pitcher Jeff Samardzjia. With plenty of teams looking for quality starting pitching, it is also starting to look like they will get nice [...]
What Should Chicago Cubs do with Darwin Barney?
Make no mistake about it, Darwin Barney is arguably the best defensive second baseman in all of baseball. Barney won the Gold Glove in 2012 and should have won another in 2013 for his incredible defensive play. The problem with Barney is [...]
Chicago Cubs Make Great Move Emphasizing Development On Coaching Staff
The Chicago Cubs finally announced the coaching staff for the upcoming season, and while there aren’t any notable surprises, it’s clear the organization included coaches who are able to work with young players. The staff will include former pitching coach [...]
Chicago Cubs Rumors: Jarrod Saltalamacchia Shouldn’t Be a Target
The Chicago Cubs are looking to improve the team after losing almost 200 games combined in the last two seasons. While they aren’t expected to go after free agents like Jacoby Ellsbury or Shin-Soo Choo due to their inflated price [...]
Chicago Cubs Rumors: Phil Hughes Could Be an Interesting Buy-Low Option
Probably the strongest part of the team for the Chicago Cubs is the starting rotation. Travis Wood had an incredible 2013 season, Jeff Samardzija is proving himself as a very good starting pitcher and Edwin Jackson is as consistent as they come. As their record the past couple [...]