Front Office to Explore Ways to Add Veterans to Cubs Roster

Jed Hoyer and Theo Epstein have been mentioning for some time the need to add veterans to the roster. With the talent coming from the system, the front office feels a veteran presence is needed  that will not only help the team win games but to help the prospects make the transition from the minors […]

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Report: Cubs Discussed Trading Edwin Jackson for B.J. Upton, May Rekindle Talks in the Off-Season

According to a report from USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, the Cubs and Braves discussed a deal that would have sent Edwin Jackson to Atlanta for B.J. Upton. Nightengale reported the two teams talked about the swap in July but the two sides “weren’t close to agreeing to a deal.” Nightengale added to stay tuned because […]

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Cubs and Mets Might Not Be as Good a Match as Reports Suggested

The New York media thought it was a forgone conclusion that the Mets and Cubs would be able to work out a deal to swap one of the Mets pitching prospects for one of the Cubs shortstop. But for as much as the New York and national media speculated on what it would take for […]

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Conflicting Reports on Where the Cubs Stand in the Bidding for OF Rusney Castillo

Jed Hoyer confirmed Wednesday the Cubs are in the mix for Rusney Castillo after a rather confusing 24 hours on the Rusney Castillo front. Reports Monday suggested the Cubs were one of the major bidders for the free agent outfielder, but it appeared the Cubs were out of the mix throughout the day Tuesday based […]

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Report: Cubs Viewed as Team Most Likely to Land OF Rusney Castillo

The Cubs are one of the teams believed to be a finalist for OF Rusney Castillo. A report out of Boston indicated the Cubs are one of the major bidders for Castillo, along with the Red Sox, Phillies, Yankees and Tigers. And Jon Heyman reported Tuesday the Cubs are one of a half-dozen teams that […]

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Gammons Does Not See the Cubs and Mets Making a Deal

Take Peter Gammons off the list of national baseball writers that feels the Cubs and Mets would make perfect trade partners this off-season. The Cubs are scouting the Mets system and might be interested in acquiring one of New York’s young pitchers, like Noah Syndergaard. And from all of the reports from the New York […]

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Cubs Reportedly a Major Bidder for OF Rusney Castillo

A report late last Friday from Joel Sherman indicated free agent OF Rusney Castillo was in the process of reviewing the offers from numerous teams interested in signing him and he would trim the list down over the weekend and possibly sign with a team during the upcoming week. The Cubs are believed to be […]

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New York Media Thinks the Mets Should Land One of the Cubs Shortstops

Even before the trade between the Cubs and A’s was officially announced that added Addison Russell to the organization, the New York and national media started reporting that a deal between the Cubs and Mets would make sense. With the Cubs having too many shortstops and not enough pitching and the Mets needing a shortstop […]

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Report: Rusney Castillo Could Decide on a Team Next Week

The Cubs are one of the many teams interested in OF Rusney Castillo. The free agent outfielder worked out at Wrigley Field ten days ago after the organization sent at least five scouts to watch his workout July 26 at the University of Miami. Jesse Sanchez reported Wednesday that Castillo’s private workouts were coming to […]

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Cubs Expected to Be Aggressive as Main Focus Shifts to Pitching

The front office has already started planning out the off-season and what lies ahead for the team in what should be an important winter for the Chicago Cubs. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have talked about the team being ‘aggressive’ with adding pitching and it will be the front office’s main focus this off-season and […]

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