MLB Still Investigating Tampering Charges Rays Filed against the Cubs

One of the questions that Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer will be asked this week is the status of Major League Baseball’s investigation of the tampering charges the Rays filed over Joe Maddon opting out of his contract and signing with the Cubs. According to Nick Cafardo the investigation is ongoing and Major League Baseball […]


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The Daily CCO: Sporting News Predicts the Ultimate Success for the Cubs in 2015

The Sporting News posted its predictions for the upcoming season. And not only is the publication picking the Cubs to win the National League Central Division, the Sporting News is going all in and predicting the Cubs will beat the Tigers in the Fall Classic and win the World Series. According to the Sporting News, […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: A Roster Addition, News, Notes and Rumors as the Calendar Rolled to 2015

It was a rather busy end to 2014 and beginning to 2015 for the Cubs. The front office agreed to terms with OF Chris Denorfia. FanGraphs projected a 10-win improvement for Joe Maddon’s Cubs and the holiday weekend wrapped up with rumor Sunday as baseball gears up for the stretch run before pitchers and catchers […]


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Denard Span, Coco Crisp on Cubs Radar?

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer would like to acquire a left-handed hitting centerfielder that can hit at the top of the lineup. The Cubs have not ruled out beginning the season with Arismendy Alcantara as the starting centerfielder. It is believed the team is happy with the progress Alcantara made defensively last year and this […]


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Cubs Reportedly One of Four Teams Seriously Pursuing Ben Zobrist

Less than 24 hours after Bruce Levine reported Ben Zobrist would be “a great fit for the Cubs or White Sox” and the Cubs have interest in Zobrist, Nick Cafardo reported the Cubs are one of four teams seriously pursuing Ben Zobrist. Cafardo explained Zobrist “has one of the biggest trade markets out there. The […]


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Report: Cubs Remain Interested in Free Agent OF Colby Rasmus

Jim Duquette led off Sunday’s Front Office (MLB Network Radio) with a discussion about free agent OF Colby Rasmus. Duquette, the former Mets and Orioles’ GM and cousin of current Baltimore general manager Dan Duquette, told Jim Bowden that he’s “heard there is a deal” Colby Rasmus could sign with the Cubs. According to Jim […]


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Cubs on Long List of Teams that Could Benefit from Adding Ben Zobrist to Roster

The Ben Zobrist rumors are heating up as baseball sets to return from a rather quiet week. As was said in the mainstream media on Saturday, any team planning on contending next season would benefit from having Ben Zobrist on its roster. It might be easier to list the teams that might not be interested […]


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Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer Discussed the Cubs on Multiple Outlets

It’s been a rather busy winter for the Chicago Cubs and because the team has been one of the biggest stories of Baseball’s other season, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have spent a lot of time on multiple radio outlets. Due to the transparency of the Cubs front office, the time Epstein and Hoyer spends […]


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Cubs Have Several Unchecked Boxes on Off-Season To-Do List

When the Cubs’ off-season began in October, all signs were pointing toward the front office being rather active throughout the winter. And three months into baseball’s second season, it’s been more than was advertised. Not only has Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer made several changes to the big league roster, coaching staff and manager, the […]


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A Chris Coghlan-Chris Denorfia Platoon in Left Field for the Cubs to Start the 2015 Season?

Since signing Jon Lester at the Winter Meetings, the front office has been focused on adding depth to the outfield. While it is believed Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer would like to add a left-handed hitting centerfielder to the roster from outside the organization, Epstein and Hoyer provided Joe Maddon with a player for his […]


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