1. Jordy Mercer Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Pirates

    The Pittsburgh Pirates "had preliminary discussions about a contract extension" with shortstop Jordy Mercer, per Rob Biertempfel of the Tribune-Review. Continue for updates. Deal Isn't 'Imminent' Sunday, Jan...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 1,732 reads 1 comments

  2. Drew Storen to Reds: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Cincinnati Reds reached an agreement Tuesday with veteran relief pitcher Drew Storen on a contract for 2017. The Reds officially announced Storen signed a one-year deal on Twitter...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 3,835 reads 3 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs' Top Free-Agent, Trade Targets Post New Year

    Fresh off a long-awaited World Series title and with a young core that rivals any in baseball, the Chicago Cubs entered the offseason with a fairly short to-do list...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 22,768 reads 15 comments

  4. How Good Can Cubs Offense Be If Jason Heyward Returns from Dead in 2017?

    Last winter, the Chicago Cubs signed Jason Heyward to an eight-year, $184 million contract. Less than 11 months later, they won their first World Series since the Teddy Roosevelt administration...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 19,278 reads 50 comments

  5. With Ivan Nova Back, Pirates Should Go All-In on Big 3 with Jose Quintana Splash

    Offseason plans can change in a hurry. Just ask the Pittsburgh Pirates . At the winter meetings, there were rumblings the Pirates were sellers. Specifically, they were shopping center fielder and former franchise cornerstone Andrew McCutchen...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 11,273 reads 25 comments

  6. Ivan Nova Re-Signs with Pirates: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Pittsburgh Pirates announced they have re-signed starting pitcher Ivan Nova on a three-year contract on Tuesday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 6,079 reads 21 comments

  7. Kris Bryant Monster Extension Should Be Next Move for Champion Cubs

    The Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series in 2016. And by looking at their roster, it sure looks like they can turn right around and win another in 2017...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 33,470 reads 89 comments

  8. Joe Maddon Responds to Aroldis Chapman's Comments on World Series Usage

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon defended himself Saturday after Aroldis Chapman criticized his usage in the World Series. " Would I do it differently? No," Maddon said in an interview with the New York Post 's Kevin Kernan ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 6,576 reads 19 comments

  9. Cubs Star Kyle Schwarber Gives 10-Year-Old Fan Big Surprise with Batmobile Ride

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber surprised 10-year-old Campbell Faulkner with the opportunity of a lifetime: to be Batman...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 8 months ago 715 reads 2 comments

  10. Koji Uehara to Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    After four years with the Boston Red Sox , veteran reliever Koji Uehara has found a new home with the Chicago Cubs . ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 15,401 reads 8 comments

  11. Dexter Fowler to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Outfielder Dexter Fowler agreed to sign with the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, as first reported by USA Today 's Bob Nightengale . The deal is for five years and $82...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 months ago 9,042 reads 26 comments

  12. Dexter Fowler's Defection Gives Cardinals a Fighting Chance Against Rival Cubs

    The St. Louis Cardinals have the unenviable task of catching up to the Chicago Cubs . It's a mission that will take all their cunning. Their latest idea: deny the enemy and enrich themselves in one fell swoop...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 23,872 reads 106 comments

  13. Jake Arrieta Contract: Latest News, Rumors on SP's Negotiations with Cubs

    The Chicago Cubs are hoping to sign starting pitcher Jake Arrieta to a long-term deal before he hits free agency. Continue for updates. Latest on Extension Negotiations Thursday, Dec...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 months ago 8,517 reads 34 comments

  14. Cubs' Wade Davis Splash Turns Spare Piece into Elite Chapman Replacement

    Not even the defending champs can rest on their laurels. The Chicago Cubs aren't, clearly, as they made their first big splash of the offseason Wednesday, acquiring All-Star ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 32,284 reads 63 comments

  15. Wade Davis to Cubs for Jorge Soler: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Kansas City Royals shook up their bullpen Wednesday after trading All-Star closer Wade Davis to the Chicago Cubs for Jorge Soler. The Cubs announced the deal after Bob Nightengale of USA Today first reported the agreement...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 7,142 reads 10 comments

  16. Jorge Soler Reportedly Traded to Royals for Wade Davis

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler has had trouble getting on the field over his first three MLB seasons, but he will now reportedly get a new opportunity with the Kansas City Royals ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 months ago 9,401 reads 11 comments

  17. Andrew McCutchen Blockbuster Trade Is Calculated Risk Nationals Must Take

    In a baseball year that was about ending droughts, the Washington Nationals had to sit back and wonder why they were left out. They have a good team...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 24,183 reads 23 comments

  18. Korean League MVP Eric Thames Could Be Surprise MLB Offseason Steal

    There's a video you can find on the internet showing Eric Thames wearing a crown made of flowers, just after he was named Most Valuable Player last year in South Korea. Good luck finding anything like that from Kris Bryant or Mike Trout...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 36,861 reads 7 comments

  19. Andrew McCutchen's Exit Would End One Pirates Era, Usher in a New One

    If anyone's having trouble imagining Andrew McCutchen wearing something other than a Pittsburgh Pirates uniform, don't worry. Soon you won't have to. Because it'll be reality...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 20,907 reads 27 comments

  20. Andrew McCutchen Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Pirates Star

    With the Pittsburgh Pirates facing an uncertain future after a disappointing 2016 season, there is now a possibility that Andrew McCutchen will be traded. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 93,282 reads 131 comments

  21. Billy Hamilton Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Reds OF

    Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is an intriguing potential trade chip for the team this offseason. Continue for updates. Hamilton Linked to Rangers Monday, Dec...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 months ago 14,537 reads 42 comments

  22. Josh Harrison Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Pirates 2B

    Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison is a candidate to be dealt this winter. Continue for updates. Harrison Reportedly on the Trade Block Tuesday, Nov...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 months ago 5,430 reads 7 comments

  23. Eric Thames to Brewers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Milwaukee Brewers added a potentially huge power bat Tuesday by signing first baseman Eric Thames to a three-year contract. The Brewers announced the move, noting they designated first baseman Chris Carter for assignment...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 months ago 17,390 reads 17 comments

  24. Andrew McCutchen Is the Forgotten Superstar on the MLB Trade Market

    There's a club of major league superstars so exclusive it has just two members. To get in requires a number of recent top-five finishes in Most Valuable Player voting. One year won't do—sorry, Bryce Harper—and neither will two...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 25,517 reads 43 comments

  25. Is Aroldis Chapman or Dexter Fowler More Critical to Cubs' 2017 Repeat Push?

    Let's pretend for just a moment that Theo Epstein isn't some sort of divine power, which, if you polled those in Chicago, is the pervasive feeling since baseball underwent its version of an apocalypse: a Chicago Cubs World Series win...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 9 months ago 19,097 reads 73 comments