Cubs Pitching Discussions Reportedly Included Jon Niese, Update on Cole Hamels and More Rumors

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have said in the last week the Cubs are looking for starting pitching. Reports have indicated the Cubs are working the phones trying to make a deal or two. The problem is there are less than a handful of sellers right now. Alex Anthopoulos and Sandy Alderson have also pointed […]

Cubs Meet with Pujols’ Agent … and Other Rumblings from the Winter Meetings

The most important news to come out of Dallas on Monday morning was the election of Ron Santo to the Hall of Fame. Santo received 15 of 16 votes and will finally take his rightful place in Cooperstown. Santo will be enshrined on July 22. The rumors have been flying out of Dallas … some […]

Weekend Update … Big Decisions for the Cubs in Big D

Baseball’s Winter Meetings officially begin on Monday but many are already in Dallas getting an early jump on the week ahead … and that includes the Chicago Cubs’ new front office. According to Tom Ricketts, a big contingent of the Cubs’ regime, including Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, are in Dallas preparing for what figures […]

Weekend Update … Thinking of the Future while Celebrating a Cubs Legend

As the entire Cubs organization and the Faithful spent Saturday celebrating and reflecting on the life of Ron Santo, the future of the Chicago Cubs was the other topic of discussion as the team prepares for the Winter Meetings. Crane Kenney spent a little time on ESPN 1000 Saturday morning and revealed that Jim Hendry […]

From the Files of Cubs Rumors

The countdown to Lake Buena Vista has begun … and the rumors and activity throughout baseball picked up after the long holiday weekend. The Cubs continue to be linked to the same players, with a few exceptions. Jesse Crain joined the list of relievers the Cubs are looking at this winter. Brandon Webb, Jeff Francis, […]

Is Vicente Padilla on the Cubs Radar?

Are the Cubs really considering Vicente Padilla? The Dodgers apparently chose to move on from Vicente Padilla on Friday when they inked Jon Garland to a one-year deal. The addition of Garland gives the Dodgers the potential of a very good rotation but as ESPN pointed out, the signing of Garland reduced the market for […]

Jim Hendry’s Shopping List?

It is Black Friday … will the Cubs brave the crowds and try to find a free agent bargain? According to Bruce Miles, it appears the Cubs are going to wait a while to make any additions or subtractions. Miles has been keeping his eye on Carlos Pena to fill the Cubs void at first […]

The Cubs Call Berkman … and Other Rumors

Less than 36 hours prior to Turkey Day (insert Cubs jokes here), the rumors surrounding the Chicago Cubs picked up when Lance Berkman told Ken Rosenthal that the Cubs have called his agent. Berkman said the A’s have been the most aggressive but the “Cubs have checked in, informing him of their opening at first […]