Eric Jokisch Tosses a No-Hitter and Other Cubs News and Notes

Cubs’ prospect Eric Jokisch had a night he will never forget on Tuesday in Jacksonville. Jokisch threw a nine-inning no-hitter against the Jacksonville Suns in his first game back from the disabled list. With a little help from Christian Villanueva and Javier Baez in the ninth inning, Jokisch notched the first no hitter for the […]

The Cubs are Stockpiling Talent and Other News and Rumors

Many are using the world “haul” when describing what the Cubs received from the Texas Rangers for Matt Garza. The Cubs acquired 3B Mike Olt, RHP Justin Grimm, RHP C.J. Edwards and either a player to be named later if they choose to take RHP Neil Ramirez or two players to be named later from […]

Matt Garza is Still on the Cubs Roster and Other News and Rumors

As far as Dale Sveum is concerned Matt Garza will be starting for the Cubs on Monday night in Phoenix. But does the front office have other plans? After the deal with Texas that would have reportedly sent Matt Garza and another Cubs’ player, believed to be James Russell, to the Rangers for four prospects […]

A Wide Range of Garza and Cubs Rumors

Depending on the report, Matt Garza will either be traded during the break or by Friday … or by Saturday. But the general consensus is that Matt Garza will be dealt before the Cubs begin the four-game series in Arizona on Monday. According to a report from David Kaplan, Garza’s performance over the weekend against […]

Report: Cubs Close to a Deal with RHP Jen-Ho Tseng

According to a report from Jesse Sanchez, the Cubs are closing in on a deal with Chinese Taipei RHP Jen-Ho Tseng. The Cubs have been linked to Tseng in recent days and are close to signing another top international prospect. Jesse Sanchez reported that the Jen-Ho Tseng is expected to command a bonus just north […]

Villanueva Back to the Rotation and Other Cubs News and Rumors

The Cubs have apparently moved up their timeframe on Carlos Villanueva returning to the starting rotation. Prior to Thursday’s game in Oakland, the team announced Villanueva would start the finale against the Pirates at Wrigley on Sunday. Dale Sveum piggybacked Chris Rusin with Villanueva in the opener on Tuesday night against the A’s after Rusin […]

Heavy Traffic on Garza, Cubs Watch Gonzalez and Other News and Rumors

With July quickly approaching, if the last few days are any indication the next month leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline should be any but boring for the Chicago Cubs. It appears the front office is willing to discuss all but a few players on their roster. The general feeling is that Matt Garza […]

Report: Cubs Among the Teams Interested in RHP Dalier Hinojosa

According to a report from Jesse Sanchez, the Cubs are one of four teams that are known to have expressed interest in right-handed pitcher, Dalier Hinojosa. Dalier Hinojosa defected from Cuba in February and “began petitioning Major League Baseball to become a free agent last month” according to the report. Hinojosa still has to be […]

Report: Cubs One of Seven Teams to Express Heavy Interest in Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez

According to a report from Jesse Sanchez, the Cubs are one of seven teams that has expressed “serious interest in Cuban right-hander Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez” and are believed to have been watching him throw bullpens in Mexico since April. The 26-year old right hander fled Cuba earlier in the year and has been throwing bullpen […]