Winter Meetings 2015 Day Three: Cubs Are Not Done

Day Three of Baseball’s Winter Meetings is underway. The Cubs made two large deals during the second day of the Meetings and no one thinks the front office is done making moves. Jesse Rogers reported late Tuesday that he spoke with Theo Epstein and was told there is a chance the Cubs sync up another free […]

Winter Meetings 2015 Day Two: Cubs Have Narrowed Trade Efforts to 10 to 12 Teams

Day two of Baseball’s Winter Meetings is underway and it seems like there are a lot of deals and free agent signings about to happen throughout the game. Jed Hoyer said that Monday was “a super busy day” that was filled with “lots of agent meetings, lots of team meetings” and they “have a lot […]

The Daily CCO: Grievance Filed Against Cubs Over Kris Bryant’s Service Time and Other News

The news hit the wire Monday afternoon that grievances had been filed by Kris Bryant and the Phillies’ Maikel Franco over service time. A Major League season is counted as 172 days. Bryant had 171 days and Franco finished the season with 170 days, just short of a full year of service time. The Cubs […]

Winter Meetings 2015: Let the Meetings Begin

Baseball’s Winter Meetings officially get started today. And for the next three and a half days, the baseball world will take up a big part of the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. If the last week is any indication it is going to be rather wild at the Winter Meetings this […]

Jed Hoyer Talks Cubs Off-Season on ESPN 1000

Jed Hoyer joined David Kaplan during his show Monday afternoon on ESPN 1000. The Cubs are preparing for two rather busy weeks. Hoyer said the Cubs are not close on anything right now, either free agent signings or trades. Hoyer also discussed the Cubs outfield defense and the team’s plans for Kris Bryant and Kyle […]

The Daily CCO: Thanksgiving Day Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

Happy Thanksgiving There are many reasons to be thankful today … Thank you to all of our readers and posters and from everyone here at Chicago Cubs Online, Happy Thanksgiving! The front office was busy the day before the holiday and acquired another reliever. The Cubs worked out a deal with the Rockies for lefty […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Roster Moves and Rumors Galore

The Cubs had an excellent week. Kris Bryant, Joe Maddon and Jake Arrieta all won major awards. And the weekend started with two additions to the 40-man roster and an incredibly busy Friday. Three relievers were officially added to the roster and four of the organization’s top prospects moved a step closer to reaching their […]

Long List of Pitching Options for the Cubs

Let’s repeat what Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have reiterated countless times since the end of the season. The front office is focused on adding pitching to the roster this winter. The Cubs would like to acquire multiple starting pitchers and add depth, both for the Major League staff and at other levels in the […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Rumors, Jed Hoyer, Rumors, Theo Epstein and More Rumors

It’s the rumor season throughout baseball and there were plenty of them about the Cubs over the last three days. Two rather significant trades have already been made and many think it will be an active winter for trades in the game. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer talked about the Cubs after spending a week […]

Jed Hoyer Talks Cubs on Inside the Clubhouse

Jed Hoyer joined Bruce Levine and Mike Esposito at the top of the second hour of Saturday’s Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) to talk all things Cubs after the GM Meetings. Jed Hoyer discussed the winter season from free agency to trades and the importance of self-scouting as the front office looks to improve […]