According to a report out of Japan, outfielder Shogo Akiyama has narrowed his potential destination down to either the Reds or Padres. San Diego was not among the four teams with whom Akiyama had reportedly met at the Winter Meetings, but they have...
by: NBC Sports Chicago — NBC Sports Chicago 27 Dec 19
Former Cub Moisés Alou joins David Kaplan and Tony Andracki to discuss his time as a Cub and his time in the MLB.
by: Jordan Bastian — MLB: Cubs 27 Dec 19
Think of all the great home runs in the storied history of the Cubs. Gabby Hartnett delivered the "Homer in the Gloamin'" in 1938. Ernie Banks connected for his 500th homer in ‘70. Rick Sutcliffe's blast in the ‘84 National League Championship...
by: Brendan Miller — Cubs Insider 26 Dec 19
Despite the lack of significant roster additions, the Cubs still own the highest projected team WAR in the NL Central. Team Batting Pitching Total Cubs 23.6 16.4 40 Cardinals 20 15.5 35.5 Brewers 19.1 15.5 34.6 Reds 12.3 20.2 32.5 Pirates 15.1 15.2...
by: Evan Altman — Cubs Insider 24 Dec 19
Unlike most of the posts I put up, even those about a minor-league signing or the latest rumor, I take no joy in the list that follows. You see, like Theo Epstein, I have a difficult time letting go of players I’ve seen come up and help the Cubs. As...
The Rundown: Status Quo Remains on North Side, Maddon Thanks Chicago, Robo Umps Coming Soon, Sunday Baseball Notes
by: Michael Canter — Cubs Insider 22 Dec 19
A number of fans on some of the more popular social media sites have asked me not to write about possible Kris Bryant trades, underwhelming free agent signings, or anything that has to do with the Cubs’ current financial situation. Unfortunately that’
by: Sean Holland — Cubs Insider 21 Dec 19
The 2018-19 Cubs offseason was characterized by very limited spending, but this offseason may have an even tighter budget. In addition to budget overages and questions about Marquee Sports Network, a desire to avoid increased penalties and the loss...
The Rundown: Luxury Tax Cost Higher Than First Thought, Bryant Market Could Solidify Soon, Center Field a Top Priority
by: Michael Canter — Cubs Insider 20 Dec 19
It has always seemed to me that there was more to the Cubs’ decision to remain on the sideline this winter than paying another $8-10 million in luxury tax penalties. The fact that Theo Epstein seems intent on trading some of his best players has...
by: NBC Sports Chicago — NBC Sports Chicago 20 Dec 19
Host David Kaplan is flying solo to discuss the financial situation the Cubs find themselves in this offseason and more importantly, the very real possibility that they might have to trade their MVP
by: Jason Parini — Fansided: Da Windy City 19 Dec 19
The Chicago Cubs front office has made it clear that they don't have any money to spend. Here's how to solve their money issues. It's another frustrating s...
by: Manny Randhawa — MLB: Cubs 18 Dec 19
Utility player Hernán Pérez has agreed to a Minor League deal with the Cubs and will be a non-roster invitee to Spring Training, a source has told MLB.com's Jordan Bastian. MLB Network insider Jon Heyman was the first to report the deal. Perez, 28,...
by: Jordan Bastian — MLBlogs: Major League Bastian 17 Dec 19
With the exception of taking righty Trevor Megill in the Rule 5 Draft, the Cubs were quiet at the Winter Meetings last week. Here are some…
by: Brendan Miller — Cubs Insider 17 Dec 19
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