Weekend Update … News, Notes and Cubs Rumors

Major League Baseball will be front and center with the announcements of the AL and NL Rookie of the Year (Monday), AL and NL Manager of the Year (Tuesday), AL and NL Cy Young (Wednesday) and AL and NL Most Valuable Player (Thursday) awards this week. And while baseball is focused on awards week, the […]

Cubs Focused on Pitching … and Other News, Notes and Rumors

The GM Meetings have come and gone and while the Cubs did not make any moves or signings this week, they reportedly had multiple conversations with teams and agents and tried to lay the groundwork for the rest of the off-season. The Cubs are looking to add pitching, pitching and more pitching this winter. One […]

Cubs Among Teams to Submit Bid for Negotiating Rights to Hyun-jin Ryu

According to reports from the Tribune and the Sun-Times, the Cubs were among teams that submitted a bid for left-handed pitcher Hyun-jin Ryu prior to Thursday’s deadline. Teams had until 4:00pm CST to place a sealed bid for the rights to negotiate a contract with Hyun-jin Ryu. The Hanwha Eagles of the Korean Baseball Organization […]