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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Jake Arrieta Reportedly Open to Long Term Extension with the Cubs

Jake Arrieta has turned his career around with the Cubs since the trade from Baltimore last summer. Jake Arrieta is 10-6 in 27 starts for the Cubs with a 3.06 ERA and a 1.07 WHIP. Arrieta has allowed 121 hits in 162 innings with 53 walks and 150 strikeouts. This season, Arrieta is 6-4 in […]

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Jon Lester Reportedly an Off-Season Target and Max Scherzer is on Cubs Radar

When the Cubs claimed Cole Hamels off waivers last week, the baseball world took that as a good indication the Cubs have the finances to add a top of the rotation starter this off-season and will be a player in the free agent pitching market. And according to a report from Patrick Mooney, the Cubs […]

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Phillies Pulled Cole Hamels Back from Waivers

As expected and reported Thursday night, the Phillies pulled LHP Cole Hamels back from waivers and he will stay in Philadelphia for the remainder of the season. Ruben Amaro Jr. cannot send him back through waivers this season. The Cubs will not be able to trade for Cole Hamels this season.

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Phillies Reportedly Not Interested in Trading Hamels, Adding Pitching is a Priority for the Cubs

The Sun-Times reported late Thursday night a deal with the Phillies for Cole Hamels was not going to happen. And the front office will likely have to go the free agent route in order to add a top of the rotation starter to the pitching staff. “The Cubs have the projected payroll flexibility to handle […]

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