If You Can’t Beat ‘Em….Cubs Interested in Randy Johnson

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal ,the Cubs are interested in signing free-agent southpaw Randy Johnson. Johnson filed for free agency on Thursday after he could not agree to a new contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The future Hall of Famer is five wins shy of 300 for his career and made $16 million […]

Braves Near Deal for Peavy?

With just over 24 hours before free agency begins, the Padres and Braves are near a deal for Jake Peavy according to a report from Scott Miller on CBSSports.com. Miller’s report late Wednesday night stated “the Braves are offering a four-player package of players and San Diego is expected to request that Peavy waive his […]

Peavy and Prospects on the Brain

Another day and more rumors…. The Cubs are focused on acquiring Jake Peavy according to multiple reports and some are beginning to think if Jim Hendry fails to land Peavy, not only would he have lost out on one of his targets of the off-season but his pursuit of Peavy could end up costing the […]

Half of Hendry’s Plan-B Traded

Happy Veterans Day and ‘thank you‘ for everything you’ve done for this country… With less than three full days remaining before free agency begins, two trades were made on Monday and took a little of the limelight away from Geovany Soto and Evan Langoria. The A’s appear to have landed one of the big names […]

Destinations Unknown: The Latest on Peavy to the Cubs and Other Rumors

The first full week of baseball’s off-season is in the books and to say the Hot Stove is in full swing would be an understatement. Players that have filed for free agency have until Thursday at midnight eastern to resign with their current organization, so at 12:01am on Friday they are free to negotiate and […]

Hendry Focused on Peavy and Dempster

The groundwork has been laid and according to multiple reports, it is just a matter of time before Jake Peavy has a new team to pitch for next season and beyond. A report from the Associated Press on Thursday night quoted Padres’ GM Kevin Towers as saying, “The train’s kind of left the station” in […]

The Peavy-mill Heats Up

According to a report on Thursday afternoon from Ken Rosenthal, it is down to the Cubs and Braves for the services of Jake Peavy. Less than 24 hours after Rosenthal stated the Cubs were the front-runner to land Peavy, the Braves have stepped up with a package that could include Yunel Escobar, either Jo-Jo Reyes […]

Now That’s A Fire! Cubs Rumors from the Stove

The Hot Stove heated up a then caught fire on Wednesday night when Ken Rosenthal reported the Cubs are the front-runners to land Jake Peavy according to major league sources. Rosenthal also reported the Cubs have offered Ryan Dempster a 4-year deal worth in the neighborhood of $50 million dollars….what a neighborhood. According to Rosenthal, […]

Cubs Front-Runner for Jake Peavy?

According to a report on Wednesday night from Ken Rosenthal, the Chicago Cubs “have emerged as the front-runner in the Peavy sweepstakes, perhaps ahead of the Braves, according to major-league sources.” Rosenthal reported earlier on Wednesday that the Cubs are willing to give Ryan Dempster a 4-year deal and according to Rosenthal, “a decision that […]

The Results Are In….From the Rumor Mill

Baseball’s off-season is in full swing less than a week after the completion of the World Series. Players are opting out of their contracts and filing for free agency. Clubs are not picking up players’ options and are busy shuffling their 40-man rosters. The rumor mill is buzzing as the GM’s discuss a variety of […]