This was an offseason full of Cubs rumors lush with outlandish claims, ranging from Albert Pujols to Yu Darvish before the hot stove simmered and fans' expectations came back down to earth.
The theme of Cubs rumors since the Winter Meetings last month is certainly Matt Garza. The Cubs reportedly were in talks with numerous teams over him, but serious negotiations never materialized.
We heard everything before the Cubs started making moves. Most Cubs fans are really curious about how the new moves will pan out, but are at least optimistic about the future that once appeared grim.
Here's a look at the wackiest rumors we've heard this offseason.