Jed Hoyer Talks Cubs on MLB Network Radio

Jed Hoyer joined Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette during Front Office Friday on Power Alley (MLB Network Radio) and spent close to 20 minutes talking Cubs with the two former general managers. The Cubs might be done making big moves this off-season, but there are ongoing conversations with other teams, including the Rays. The Cubs […]

Austin Jackson Reportedly Could be a Fit for the Cubs at the Right Price

There are several outfielders available on the market as Spring Training quickly approaches. And three of those free agent outfielders finished last season on the Cubs’ active roster. Dexter Fowler, Chris Denorfia and Austin Jackson have not landed with a team yet. While there has not been any clarity on where Dexter Fowler could sign […]

Highlights from Jed Hoyer Talking Cubs on ESPN 1000

As is the case every year before the Convention starts, Jed Hoyer makes the rounds on the radio and fields questions about the Cubs the day the annual fan fest starts. Jed Hoyer spent time the Friday morning before the Convention on 670 The Score and joined David Kaplan and Jesse Rogers later in the […]

Cubs-Rays Rumors Keep Surfacing

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer said over the weekend the Cubs were likely done making big moves this off-season. And there was a slim chance a significant trade would be made before Spring Training. The front office is always looking for ways to improve the roster. The Cubs repeated numerous times during the Convention they […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Outfield Ranked Second in Baseball, Jake Arrieta and Other News

The accolades for the Chicago Cubs kept rolling in Thursday from Buster Olney. A day after the Cubs received top billing on Olney’s list of the best infields in the game, the group of outfielders received high praise from ESPN. According to Buster Olney, the Cubs have the second best outfield in baseball, behind Andrew […]

Rays Involved in Many Active Trade Conversations, Talks Reportedly Include the Cubs

Ken Rosenthal reported Tuesday that the Rays are “involved in many active trade conversations on both starters and relievers as the free agent pitching market thins out.” Rosenthal pointed out the Rays “line up with teams that need pitchers and can offer hitters” and added that the Cubs and Rockies are among the teams that […]

Acquiring Young Pitching Reportedly Still a Priority for Cubs

According to a report Sunday from the Tribune, the front office’s priority remains to acquire young pitching. Mark Gonzales explained “the Rays remain an attractive target and a potential match with the Cubs’ young position players.” Gonzales’ report came on the heels of Matt Silverman acknowledging on MLB Network Radio that the Rays and Cubs […]

Matt Silverman: Rays and Cubs had Targeted Trade Talks, Could Matchup on Deal in Future

Matt Silverman, the Rays President of Baseball Operations, led off Sunday’s Front Office (MLB Network Radio) and talked about his team’s off-season with Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette. Bowden asked Silverman about the countless rumors that have tied Rays to the Cubs this off-season. Reports have suggested the two teams talked about starting pitching going […]

Cubs Have a Blueprint to Follow for Sustained Success

The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals have always been connected and will always be compared. The two cities are major hubs in the Midwest and because of it have always been considered rivals. The two teams have played 2241 games against each other with the Cubs earning an 1127-1097 record against them. Most recently, […]

Dexter Fowler’s Options Continue to Shrink, Nationals Acquire Ben Revere for Drew Storen

Scratch the Nationals off the list of possible destinations for Dexter Fowler. The Blue Jays and Nationals completed a deal Friday night that gives Dusty Baker a veteran outfielder with speed that can hit at the top of his lineup. The Nationals sent RHP Drew Storen and cash to the Blue Jays for OF Ben […]