Cubs Looking for a Southpaw and Other News, Notes and Rumors

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have been upfront about their desire to add pitching to the roster this winter. The Cubs are thought to be looking at starters Scott Baker, Josh Johnson and Phil Hughes while trying to improve the bullpen in the process. The Cubs are reportedly in the market to add a lefty […]

Weekend Update … Cubs Off-Season Is Not Over

Jed Hoyer said Thursday that the Cubs off-season is not over yet and while the Cubs’ GM did not drop any hints as to what they are working on, it could be a very interesting couple of weeks leading up to the Cubs Convention. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have to make at least one […]

Back to Work for the Cubs’ Front Office

With the holidays in the review mirror, it should be a rather busy couple of weeks for the Chicago Cubs leading up to the caravan and Cubs Convention. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer still have to clear a spot on the 40-man roster to officially add Edwin Jackson and Carlos Villanueva to the team … […]

What’s the Cubs Next Move? And Other News and Notes

It was relatively quiet throughout the game during the holiday weekend. Outside of Nick Swisher agreeing to terms on a four-year, $56 million deal (includes a $14 million vesting option for 2017) with the Indians, Cody Ross signing with Arizona (three years, $26 million with a fourth year club option) and the Pirates sending Joel […]