Cubs Shifting Gears to Other Pitching Options

According to multiple reports, the Cubs moved on to other starting pitching options shortly after Anibal Sanchez re-signed with the Detroit Tigers and have turned their attention to a short-term solution like Edwin Jackson or Francisco Liriano. The Cubs reportedly had a two-year offer on the table to Francisco Liriano earlier in the off-season but […]

Report: Cubs Increase Offer Then Move On from Anibal Sanchez; Sanchez Re-Signs with Detroit

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Cubs have moved on from the Anibal Sanchez derby. Ken Rosenthal reported early Friday morning that the Cubs had increased their offer to $77.5 million over five years. The Cubs were not told they were out of the running but decided to move on just prior to […]

Rambling While Waiting on Anibal

Christmas is ten days away, the stove is boiling and I am toiling. The signing of Josh Hamilton appears to have amped up the heat this winter and those waiting to sign are going to get it moving soon. So, let’s just get down to the BRASS TACKS and go on a little rambling adventure […]

Report: Cubs Agree to Terms on a Five-Year Contract with Anibal Sanchez

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have agreed to terms on a five-year, $75 million contract with Anibal Sanchez. Ken Rosenthal reported that the Cubs were in serious discussions with Sanchez just prior to reports stating the deal was done. According to Bob Nightengale, the Cubs are still working out the details and Sanchez still […]

The Beginning of a Long Off-Season for the Cubs

The off-season has begun for the Chicago Cubs. While the playoffs are underway and the focus throughout the game is on some set of games in late October, the Cubs remain focused on the future and building an organization with sustained success. Theo Epstein spent just under an hour with the media in the dungeon […]