1. Non-Tender Candidate: Travis Wood

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 450 reads 0 comments

  2. Cubs Acquire Tommy La Stella from the Braves

    From Mark D. Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune comes word that the Cubs have acquired infielder Tommy La Stella and international signing slot No. 4 from the Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino and three international signing bonus slots...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 1,955 reads 0 comments

  3. Cubs Get Braves La Stella for Pitching Prospect Vizcaino

    Cubs acquire Tommy La Stella from Braves for P Arodys Vizcaino. And get Atl No. 4 international signing bonus and give them 3 slots (2-4)...

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  4. Waiting on Pitching Wouldn't Be Horrible for Cubs

    The Chicago Cubs are perhaps the most discussed team this offseason in Major League Baseball. They boast an enviable pile of young position-playing talent and have money to spend, ...

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  5. A Deal for Cueto Could Be Doable

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  6. Brewers “poised” to Sign Jaye Chapman to a Minor League Deal

    MLB .com's Adam McCalvy reports that the Brewers are “poised” to sign reliever Jaye Chapman to a minor league deal...

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  7. Carlos Zambrano, Designated Hitter?

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  8. Gene Collier: A.J. Burnett's Back, but Is It for Better, or Worse?

    Does this sound like it will end well for the Pirates and Burnett? Me neither. The Pirates have acquired right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett and are responsible for paying him $8...

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  9. Why the Addition of A.J. Burnett Isn't Enough for the Pittsburgh Pirates

    The Pittsburgh Pirates reunited with a familiar friend Friday. Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that they signed starting pitcher A.J. Burnett to a one-year deal...

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  10. Cubs' Maddon on Renteria: 'I Didn't Like What Happened to Rick'

    Joe Maddon took Rick Renteria's job as manager of the Chicago Cubs , but it doesn't mean he comes to the Windy City without feeling some remorse for his predecessor. “Well I did try to call Rick,” Maddon told WGWG-FM...

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  11. A.J. Burnett Takes Less Money to Return to Where Everything Clicked

    Despite frequent insistence to the contrary, free-agent signings are almost always about the money. That's what it's all about, you know. But not for A.J. Burnett . On Friday, he decided to be a very rare exception to the rule...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 21,819 reads 28 comments

  12. A.J. Burnett to Pirates: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Starting pitcher A.J. Burnett enjoyed two of his best seasons as a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates , and he will look to recapture that magic in 2015. The Pirates announced the deal via Twitter: Jon Heyman of CBSSports...

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  13. Tony Sanchez Thrives on Pirates' Catcher Competition

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  14. Cubs Pitching Prospect Edwards Ready for Next Step

    MESA, Ariz. — Chicago Cubs pitching prospect C.J. Edwards is ready to go home. That's where his girlfriend -- whom he said he talks to “almost all day” when he's ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 247 reads 0 comments

  15. Russell, Bryant Top Baseball Prospectus Prospect Rankings

    Baseball Prospectus released its list of the Cubs ' top 10 prospects Friday, with Addison Russell jumping Kris Bryant for the top spot.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 315 reads 0 comments

  16. Jon Lester Would Further Solidify Solid Cubs Staff

    PHOENIX — After grooming Ben Cherington replace him eventually with the Red Sox , Cubs President Theo Epstein goes head-to-head against his one-time protege for the first time ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 12 reads 0 comments

  17. St. Louis Cardinals Ready to Spend Wisely on 2015 Roster Upgrade

    After the St. Louis Cardinals ' season ended with the final out of the NLCS, the club looked largely set for the 2015 season. The starting rotation was overflowing...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 3 reads 0 comments

  18. Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein Calls St. Louis Cardinals the Standard

    Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein has referred to the St. Louis Cardinals both a powerhouse and a standard.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 288 reads 0 comments

  19. Cards Might Move Carpenter from Leadoff

    PHOENIX • While third baseman Matt Carpenter has twice moved positions before to help the Cardinals upgrade their offense, if they shift him again for this coming season it's not likely to be in the field...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 487 reads 0 comments

  20. Ideal Trade Scenarios for the Cubs to Focus on Pulling off This Offseason

    Linked to major free agents this offseason like Jon Lester and Russell Martin , the Chicago Cubs are expected to make a big splash this winter in one way or another...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 1 month ago 5,091 reads 1 comments

  21. Jon Lester-Theo Epstein Reunion Is Must-Have Splash to Make Young Cubs a Threat

    You'll know President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein finally has the Chicago Cubs ready to make a run at ending their 106-year championship drought when he strikes a deal with an old associate of his: Jon Lester ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 13,770 reads 20 comments

  22. Bernie: Taveras and the Avoidable Tragedy

    There are tragedies that leave you feeling shocked and empty inside, and the sadness is 100 percent pure, with no conflicting emotions swirling in your mind and heart...

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  23. Pirates May Eye More Pitching Reclamation Projects

    Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but that isn't helping the Pirates in the early stages of free agency...

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  24. The Brewers Should Trade for Jonathan Papelbon

    The Brewers need bullpen help. The Phillies want to get rid of a reliever. Pretty simple right? Okay, maybe not so much.....

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  25. Brewers Inactive in Free Agency Thus Far, Could Find Deals Late in Offseason

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