The 2013 offseason has been reasonably quiet on the north side of Chicago thus far, not surprising to many fans. The Cubs have already gone on record to say that they will make minimal use of free agency this year, instead opting to put their trust in the young farm system waiting at the helm.
Rumors have inevitably begun to circulate, most notably surrounding the fate of starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija. The Cubs have expressed interest in re-signing him, but rumors have also flown of discussions between the Cubs and Diamondbacks regarding a possible trade.
Here we play fact or fiction with the latest Cubs rumors for the 2013 offseason.