Jed Hoyer Expecting Cubs to Be Active Leading Up to Trade Deadline

Jed Hoyer met with the beat writers prior to Tuesday’s marathon and said he is expecting to be active leading up to the trade deadline. The Cubs are having conversations with teams about possible deals for several players on the big league roster, but it would not surprise Hoyer if the Cubs ended up not […]

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C.J. Edwards Reportedly Set to Return to Double-A Tennessee

As expected, Jed Hoyer announced prior to Tuesday’s game that RHP C.J. Edwards should be returning to the Smokies rotation this week. C.J. Edwards made his second rehab start for the AZL Cubs on Monday night and said after his outing he was hoping that he would be returning to Double-A Tennessee soon.

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Cubs Place RHP Neil Ramirez on 15-Day DL

The Cubs announced Tuesday that RHP Neil Ramirez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right triceps soreness. The Cubs optioned Ramirez to Triple-A prior to Saturday’s game to game to give him a breather from pitching in the big leagues. The Cubs technically recalled Ramirez and placed him on the Major League disabled […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Trade Darwin Barney to the Dodgers for PTBNL

According to multiple reports, the Cubs traded INF Darwin Barney to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cubs designated Barney for assignment on July 22. After Barney was DFA’d, Jed Hoyer said he would do his best to put Barney in the right situation and hopefully with a contender. According to the Sun-Times, the Cubs received […]

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Cubs Stay in the Rumor Mill as the Trade Deadline Approaches

Thursday is the non-waiver trade deadline and it could be a rather busy end of the month around baseball. As for the Cubs, the front office is believed to be listening and talking to other teams about players on the big league roster. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer said last week the club is not […]

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Cubs Have Reportedly Had Internal Discussions about Jon Lester and Justin Masterson

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have said the front office will address the organization’s pitching needs and could add starters in the off-season if the situation, or situations, presents itself and benefit the Cubs moving forward. The Cubs have very little financial commitments on the books for the big league team beyond this year and […]

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Rambling About the Cubs as the Future is Closing In

Hello again, everybody. The future is a strange thing really because we have no idea what it holds. Sure, we would love to think we do, but we don’t. And that is why the future is scary, exciting, foreboding, enthralling, strange, nerve-racking, thought provoking, and many, many other things. However, for Cubs fans, the future […]

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Cubs Are Not in a Rush to Make Trades, Rumors and Competitive Balance Picks

There is a week left before the non-waiver trade deadline and with that a growing feeling in the game a lot of deals could be made in August after players clear waivers. Several players on the Cubs big league roster that includes Emilio Bonifacio, Luis Valbuena, Nate Schierholtz, Justin Ruggiano, Junior Lake, Carlos Villanueva, James […]

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Cubs Hoping to Receive Calls on Darwin Barney

The Cubs caught many off guard Tuesday when the front office designated Darwin Barney for assignment. With Emilio Bonifacio ready to be activated from the 15-day DL, the Cubs needed a spot on the 25-man roster and decided to keep Arismendy Alcantara with the big league team instead of sending him back to Iowa. Jed […]

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Jed Hoyer Talks Cubs and Addresses Trade Rumors

The rumors continued Monday as the non-waiver trade deadlines inched a little closer. And teams are reportedly interested in several players on the Cubs roster. According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Royals search for an outfielder could now include Nate Schierholtz. Kansas City is also believed to have interest in Justin Ruggiano. About […]

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