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 [...]
Chicago Cubs: Trading Matt Garza the Best Option for Team?
The Chicago Cubs are willing to deal almost everyone on the roster at this point as Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer try to rebuild the Cubs into contenders. As the MLB trade deadline approaches the Cubs might have the [...]
Los Angeles Dodgers Aren’t Solving Bullpen Issues By Signing Carlos Marmol
It’s an understatement to say that Carlos Marmol isn’t well liked by the Chicago Cubs‘ fan base. Despite a 38-save season in 2010, Marmol’s tenure with the Cubs was a disappointment to say the least. However, No. 49′s heart-wrenching blown saves [...]
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Chicago Cubs Make Thrifty Deal, Trade Scott Feldman To Baltimore Orioles
On Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs traded pitcher Scott Feldman and catcher Steve Clevenger to the Baltimore Orioles. In exchange, the Orioles send pitchers Jake Arrieta and Pedro Strop to the Cubs, along with about $400,000 in international free agent bonus money. [...]
Should Chicago Cubs Pitcher Jeff Samardzija Be an All Star?
Ever since the Chicago Cubs committed to him being in the starting rotation last season, Jeff Samardzija has become a great pitcher. Before 2012, the Cubs mostly used Samardzija as a relief pitcher at the big league level. He did [...]
Chicago Cubs Rumors: Arizona Diamondbacks Targeting Jeff Samardzija
Now this is coming seemingly out of nowhere. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that the Arizona Diamondbacks are very interested in acquiring Jeff Samardzija from the Chicago Cubs. Rosenthal says that the Diamondbacks want to acquire a starting pitcher, [...]
Chicago Cubs’ Alfonso Soriano is Good, But Is He Overrated?
For years now, Alfonso Soriano has been the subject of trade rumors between the Chicago Cubs and any team looking for a veteran outfielder. He can hit, he’s not too bad in the field and he has some speed to [...]
Chicago Cubs Designate Carlos Marmol For Assignment, Release Ian Stewart
Well, this was a long time coming. The Chicago Cubs have designated relief pitcher Carlos Marmol for assignment. Marmol has had an awful 2013 season in which he has gone 2-4 with a 5.86 ERA in 31 appearances. His 10.4 strikeouts [...]
Should Chicago Cubs Outfielder Nate Schierholtz be an All-Star?
In a season full of disappointments, Nate Schierholtz has been a nice surprise for the Chicago Cubs. Let’s be honest, when the Cubs signed Schierholtz in the offseason, none of us really expected a lot from him. He was a career [...]
Inconsistency Gets Better of Chicago Cubs Starter Scott Feldman
During his last three outings Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Scott Feldman had three of four quality starts. The one that wasn’t good he gave up a good crooked number of runs however. The last time out he pitched seven strong [...]