Edwin Jackson Down to Cubs and Rangers? And Other Cubs Notes and Rumors

The Cubs are one of two teams left in the mix for right-handed pitcher Edwin Jackson. According to reports from Jim Bowden and Jon Heyman, the Padres are no longer interested in signing Jackson after being seen as the front-runner to land his services. Bowden reported Tuesday night that Jackson is down to the Cubs […]

Updating the Cubs Rumor Mill

While the rest of baseball focused on Josh Hamilton signing with the Los Angeles Angels, the Cubs rumor mill picked up a little on Thursday. According to the transactions page on Cubs.com, the Cubs designated Jeff Beliveau for assignment on Thursday. The Cubs will be able to use the spot on the 40-man roster to […]

Shopping Soriano and Other Cubs Rumors

As Jed Hoyer pointed out in two different interviews last week, the Cubs are not done putting the roster together for next season. David Kaplan provided more information on what Jed Hoyer and Theo Epstein may be working on shortly after multiple reports surfaced that the Cubs are talking to teams about Alfonso Soriano. The […]

Report: Cubs and Phillies Discussed a Deal for Alfonso Soriano

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Cubs and Phillies discussed a swap of Domonic Brown for Alfonso Soriano. According to the report, the Phillies “are split over how hard to try for Soriano.” The Phillies could go the free-agent route instead and sign a player like Cody Ross. According to Danny Knobler, the […]