The Daily CCO: Crane Kenney Reportedly Signed an Extension and Other Cubs News and Rumors

The Sun-Times reported that Crane Kenney “recently secured his second contract extension in two years.” Kenney is believed to have signed a three-year extension that would keep him with the organization through at least 2020. Based on his previous extension, Kenney’s new contract should run through 2022. Kenney confirmed in May 2014 during an interview […]

The Daily CCO: Shelby Miller, Tender Deadline and Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

With David Price in Boston, Zack Greinke expected to stay on the West Coast and Jordan Zimmermann in Detroit, the second-tier of free agent starters should begin signing soon. The trade market for starting pitchers is heating up and Shelby Miller appears to be at the top of a lot lists. The Cubs are one […]

Dodgers, Giants Reportedly Pushing for a Decision from Zack Greinke

According to multiple reports, Zack Greinke is expected to sign with either the Dodgers or the Giants. And both teams are pushing him to make a decision. Ken Rosenthal reported Greinke could agree to terms on a new contract as soon as Tuesday night. Zack Greinke is looking to sign a five- or six-year contract […]

Red Sox Reportedly Agree to Terms with David Price on Seven-Year, $217 Million Contract

According to a report from the Boston Globe that has been confirmed by Ken Rosenthal, the Red Sox have agreed to terms on a seven-year, $217 million contract with David Price. David Price has agreed to terms on the largest contract for a pitcher in baseball history. Price’s contract is the seventh largest in the […]

Cubs Pitching Rumors: Shields Still on Radar? Braves Place High Price on Miller, Carrasco and Ross Updates

The Cubs are in the center of the starting pitching rumors as baseball gears up for the Winter Meetings. David Price continues to be linked to the Cubs while the front office continues to explore all options. David Kaplan added a name to the list of possibilities when he reported the Cubs were talking to […]

Cubs Reportedly Talking with Free Agent RHP Mike Leake

The Cubs would like to add multiple starting pitchers to the Major League roster this off-season. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer are expected to sign at least one free agent starter. And the Cubs have been linked heavily to the big names on the market, David Price and Zack Greinke, and the second tier of […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: A Big Helping of Rumors with Lots of Leftovers

The extra-long Holiday Weekend was filled with more rumors than actually movement throughout the game. That was until Sunday morning when news surfaced the Tigers and RHP Jordan Zimmermann had agreed to terms on a five-year, $110 million contract. One possible option for the Cubs to upgrade the rotation was taken off the board with […]

The Daily CCO: Red Sox Viewed as Prohibitive Favorites to Sign David Price and Other Cubs News

For months the Cubs were seen as the favorites to sign free agent David Price. If he became a free agent, which was all but guaranteed when he was traded from the Tigers to the Blue Jays before the deadline, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer would be there with the checkbook ready to ink Price […]

Tigers and RHP Jordan Zimmermann Agree to Terms on a Five-Year Contract

Update Nov. 29, 11:04am CST – According to Jon Heyman, the Tigers and Jordan Zimmermann have reached an agreement on a contract. Heyman’s report has not been confirmed by another outlet. And possible terms of the contract have not been released. It does appear that Jordan Zimmermann will be signing with the Detroit Tigers. Update […]

David Price Update: Blue Jays Out? Red Sox Reportedly All In

With the Winter Meetings just a little over a week away, the market for David Price appears to be taking shape. The Cubs remain among the teams interested in signing Price, along with the Red Sox, Dodgers, Giants and Cardinals. Price may have lost a possible destination on Friday night. Despite reports suggesting Price would […]