Report: Cubs, Indians Match Up as Trade Partners

It’s been reported the Cubs have been talking to the Indians since at least June about acquiring one of Cleveland’s controllable starting pitchers. The Cubs have had conversations about RHP Carlos Carrasco and RHP Danny Salazar. And Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer reportedly pushed hard to make a deal for Carrasco prior to last July’s […]

Report: Cubs Currently Focused on Trading for Relievers

Prior to the Winter Meetings a report surfaced that the Cubs were actively exploring a trade for one of the top closers. The Cubs were not linked directly to a ninth inning guy at the time but soon after Jake McGee and Brad Boxberger were two names that popped up. And it was discovered the Cubs […]

Cubs Keep Getting Linked to OF Ender Inciarte

The front office’s level of interest in Ender Inciarte is unclear at this point, but reports seem to increase on a daily basis linking him to the Cubs. It’s been reported the Cubs talked to the Diamondbacks about OF Ender Inciarte before he was dealt from Arizona to Atlanta in the Shelby Miller haul. The […]

Cubs Reported as a Potential Candidate to Trade for James Shields

According to the Sun-Times, the Cubs are not done this winter. “Sources say they continue to troll the trade market for hard-to-get young starting pitching and plan to add depth pieces in the outfield and on the pitching staff.” Nick Cafardo mentioned in his Sunday Baseball Notes column, “There’s still a feeling that James Shields […]

Marcell Ozuna Reportedly among Centerfielders on Cubs List

During the Winter Meetings and prior to the Jason Heyward decision, Jed Hoyer said the Cubs would be linked to every available centerfielder. And it’s been reported the Cubs are still looking for someone to patrol center even with Heyward on board. Theo Epstein indicated last week the Cubs would be willing to lose a […]

Adding More Pitching Next for Cubs?

When the news broke Friday that the Cubs and Jason Heyward agreed to an eight-year megadeal, reports immediately surfaced suggesting the front office was working on a deal with another team for pitching. Those reports quickly went away and were replaced about the Cubs willingness to start the season with Heyward in center field. Landing […]

Cubs Reportedly Sign Free Agent Outfielder Jason Heyward

The Cubs have reportedly agreed to terms with free agent right fielder Jason Heyward. According to multiple outlets, the Cubs have agreed to terms with Jason Heyward. Terms of the contract have not been leaked, but he’s believed to have taken less to sign with the Cubs. Heyward’s deal is expected to be for under […]

Cubs Could Turn Back to Alex Gordon

As the first full day of the Jason Heyward watch came to an end, the Cubs were believed to be one of three teams pursuing the 26-year old right fielder. Multiple reports suggested Heyward was possibly deciding between the Cubs and Cardinals throughout the day. The Nationals surfaced as the third team in the Heyward […]

Talks Reportedly Progressing with Jason Heyward, Could Be Deciding Between Cubs and Cardinals

The winner of the Jason Heyward sweepstakes could be revealed as soon as Thursday. Jon Paul Morosi reported Thursday morning that talks with Jason Heyward were progressing. And the Cubs and Cardinals were among the finalists for the free agent outfielder. The Giants and Angels are believed to be the other teams that have shown […]

Cubs Checked In with Braves about OF Ender Inciarte

Jed Hoyer said Wednesday the Cubs are checking on every available centerfielder. And according to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs are one of the teams that have inquired about OF Ender Inciarte. Rosenthal reported the Braves have “received numerous inquiries on Inciarte” but they are “not engaging in trade discussions” for him. The […]