Cubs Reportedly Targeting LHP Jonathan Sanchez

According to a report from the Tribune, the Cubs are targeting lefty Jonathan Sanchez and are just one of several teams interested in signing the southpaw. The Cubs are looking at Jonathan Sanchez as more of a reliever than a starter according to the report.

Yankees Reportedly Interested in Barney, Cubs Continue to Wait on Tanaka

Bruce Levine reported on Saturday morning the Yankees interest in Darwin Barney may pickup with Omar Infante no longer available after signing with the Kansas City Royals. Levine has been consistent with his reporting of the Yankees interest in Barney and indicated during his Hot Stove Show on The Score that those talks could move […]

Report: Braves Pursuing Cubs’ Jeff Samardzija

According to a report from David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Braves are pursuing Jeff Samardzija and could be the leading suitors to land the Cubs’ Opening Day starter. The Braves are looking for a top of the rotation starter to replace Tim Hudson in their rotation and do not appear willing to […]

Report: Cubs Mentioned as a Possible Destination for Joaquin Benoit

According to Jeff Passan, the Cubs are a likely destination for free agent reliever Joaquin Benoit. Passan’s sources indicated that teams believe the Indians, Padres, Mariners, Cubs or Yankees could be the team that Benoit signs with this winter. The Cubs are looking for a closer this off-season but Joaquin Benoit is looking for a […]

Cubs Reportedly Showing Interest in RHP Mitchell Boggs and RHP Roberto Hernandez

The Cubs’ front office is exploring ways to add pitching to the big league team and have shown interest in right handed reliever Mitchell Boggs and right handed starter Roberto Hernandez. Hernandez is better known as Fausto Carmona from his days in Cleveland. Reports on Wednesday morning indicated the Cubs had spoken to Miami about […]

Cubs Meeting with Samardzija’s Agent, Talking to Marlins about Logan Morrison

As reported, the Cubs’ front office is meeting with Jeff Samardzija’s agent, Mark Rodgers, on Wednesday and according to Joel Sherman the two sides will discuss a long-term contract extension. Samardzija’s camp has rejected at least one contract extension this winter believed to be worth $55 million over five years. Jesse Rogers reported the two […]

Two More Pitchers Reportedly on Cubs’ Radar: RHP Kenta Maeda and RHP Suk-Min Yoon

According to a report from Patrick Mooney, Japanese RHP Kenta Maeda and Korean RHP Suk-Min Yoon are on the Cubs’ radar as the front office attempts to add pitching to the organization. Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball are expected to finalize the new posting system this week. And while all of baseball is […]

Cubs Reportedly Show Interest in RHP Jason Hammel and Meet with Scott Baker’s Agent

The Cubs are exploring ways to improve their pitching staff and would like to add both starters and relievers to the mix. According to a report from Jon Paul Morosi, the Cubs have shown interest in free agent Jason Hammel. The Cubs are at least one of 12 teams that have shown interest in Hammel […]

More Cubs Rumors than News at the Winter Meetings

Tuesday morning was rather quiet at the Winter Meetings with the exception of the three-team deal being worked on by the Angels, White Sox and Diamondbacks that could take Arizona out of the Jeff Samardzija market. The Cubs continue to look for pitching, both starters and relievers, and Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer appear to […]

MLB and the Cubs Still Waiting on Masahiro Tanaka

Will Masahiro Tanaka be posted? Or will Masahiro Tanaka not be posted? For every report that indicates Tanaka will be posted there are an equal amount of reports that say he will not. Jeff Passan reported that the president of the Rakuten Golden Eagles, Yozo Tachibana, plans to arrive at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday […]