Fujikawa Introduced, a Minor Signing and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs stayed busy on Friday and introduced their new ‘set-up’ man while two more of their off-season targets came off the board. The Cubs agreed to terms on a two-year contract with Kyuji Fujikawa last Saturday and held his introductory press conference in the clubhouse at Wrigley Field on Friday morning. Fujikawa answered all […]

The Winter Meetings are Over … What’s Next for the Cubs?

The Cubs made three additions to the roster during the recently completed Winter Meetings, agreed to terms with another prior to baseball’s annual event and Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer are not done with the big league roster. Kyuji Fujikawa will be introduced at a press conference at 11:30am CST on Friday at Wrigley Field. […]

Winter Meetings Day Two: Cubs Exploring Third Base and Outfield Options

Day two of Baseball’s Winter Meetings was filled with more noise and rumors surrounding the Chicago Cubs … but no moves. The Cubs appear to be exploring all options to fill their needs at third base and in the outfield. The mainstream media linked the Cubs to numerous players on Tuesday including Yunel Escobar, Yuniesky […]

Winter Meetings Day One: Cubs Listening on Marmol and Soriano, Talking to Other Options

According to multiple reports, Carlos Marmol and Alfonso Soriano are on the block. The Cubs have told Carlos Marmol that he is a trade candidate but they will not give him away. The Cubs view Marmol as a short-term asset that could be turned into long-term pieces. Theo Epstein addressed the Alfonso Soriano rumors on […]

Marmol is a Trade Candidate … Cubs Looking for Bullpen Help

According to a report from Gordon Wittenmyer, the Cubs have told Carlos Marmol is a trade candidate but they will not give him away. Marmol waived his no trade protection last month and approved a deal to the Angels for Dan Haren. But when that trade fell through due to concerns over Dan Haren’s health, […]