Report: Cubs Among Seven Teams to Recently Attend Showcase for OF Eddy Julio Martinez

According to a report from Jesse Sanchez, the Cubs recently attended Eddy Julio Martinez’s open showcase in the Dominican Republic. The Cubs are not seen as the favorites to sign Eddy Julio Martinez. The Giants and Dodgers are believed to be the frontrunners to sign the 20-year old Cuban outfielder. The Dodgers, Braves, Giants, White […]


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Phillies Reportedly Placed Chase Utley on Waivers

Updated 7:42am CDT, Aug. 11 – The Cubs, Giants and Yankees had scouts at Monday night’s game in Phoenix to watch Chase Utley according to Jim Salisbury. Utley went 1-for-3 with a sac fly RBI and a run scored. Utley started at first base and in the four games, three starts, since he was reinstated […]


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Cubs Reportedly Interested in OF Sam Fuld

According to a report from Bruce Levine, the Cubs are interested in veteran outfielder Sam Fuld. Sam Fuld was selected by the Cubs in the 10th round of the 2004 draft. Fuld broke in with the Cubs in September 2007 and was sent to Tampa Bay in January 2011 along with Chris Archer, Hak-Ju Lee, Robinson […]


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Player Acquisition Cost: 2B Chase Utley

The trade deadline has come and gone, but it doesn’t necessarily mean the wheeling and dealing is over. The Cubs have been rumored to be interested in Chase Utley of the Philadelphia Phillies to add a boost to their sputtering offense. If the Phillies place Utley on waivers, a deal could be made, let’s take […]


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Report: Cubs Discussing a Deal with the Dodgers for LHP Alex Wood

Report: Cubs Discussing a Deal with the Dodgers for LHP Alex Wood According to a report from Joel Sherman, the Cubs are talking to the Dodgers about LHP Alex Wood. Updated 2:31pm CDT – According to Ken Rosenthal, the Dodgers did not discuss Alex Wood with the Cubs. The Indians asked about Wood as part […]


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Cubs Reportedly Talking to Orioles about Tommy Hunter and Indians about RHP Carlos Carrasco

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs are talking to the Orioles about sending a prospect to Baltimore for RHP Tommy Hunter. And the Cubs are one of the teams discussing RHP Carlos Carrasco with the Indians. The Cubs would like to add at least one starting pitcher and a late-inning reliever to […]


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Cubs Pursuing Pitching as Deadline Nears

The countdown to baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline (Friday, 3:00pm CDT) has begun and with just over 14 hours left, the Cubs are working to add at least one pitcher to the roster. According to Joel Sherman, the Cubs and Padres are working on something big. And the Sun-Times confirmed the two teams are discussing several […]


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Report: Cubs Aggressively Trying to Include Starlin Castro in Any Deal

With just over 24 hours remaining before the deadline and information changing by the minute, the Cubs are aggressively trying to trade Starlin Castro. According to a report from Jayson Stark, the Cubs are trying to include Starlin Castro in any deal. And Ken Rosenthal added that despite what Joe Maddon said to Castro during […]


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Phillies Reportedly Trade Cole Hamels to the Rangers

If the numerous reports are correct, the Cubs nearly yearlong pursuit of LHP Cole Hamels is over. The Phillies have reportedly traded Cole Hamels to the Rangers. The eight-player deal that includes a lot of money exchanging hands is not official but is expected to be announced Thursday after the teams have reviewed the medicals […]


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Player Acquisition Cost: LHP David Price

Will they or won’t they? That’s a question on every Cubs fans mind when it comes to the trade deadline and David Price of the Detroit Tigers. With prizes like Ben Zobrist, Tyler Clippard and Jonathan Papelbon already off the board, some are wondering when the Cubs are going to get their turn on the […]


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