Tag Archives: Chicago Cubs

MLB Rumors: Jorge Soler Could Be Traded to the New York Yankees?

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The Chicago Cubs are being mentioned in major MLB rumors and are reported looking to acquire Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees. They are expected to move top prospect Gleyber Torres in the deal and it sounds like Jorge Soler could be included in the deal as well. Julie DiCaro of SINow reported that the Cubs could include Soler ...

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Dexter Fowler on Return to Chicago Cubs: ‘It’s Like Coming Home’

Dexter Fowler

Dexter Fowler had been out of the Chicago Cubs’ lineup for quite some time and had to watch his team go through many different struggles. It wasn’t an easy time for him, but he attacked his rehab process and was able to return to the lineup last night against the Milwaukee Brewers. Not only did he return to the lineup, ...

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Chicago Cubs Interested in Acquiring Josh Reddick from Athletics

Josh Reddick

The Chicago Cubs are without question buyers at the trade deadline this year and have already made one big trade. They acquired Mike Montgomery from the Seattle Mariners, which will be a huge help to their struggling bullpen. Now, Theo Epstein will look to add more pitching help as well as an extra bat. According to a report from Jon ...

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Shane Victorino could be an important piece for Chicago Cubs

Shane Victorino

Shane Victorino was signed to a minor-league deal by the Chicago Cubs as they started off Spring Training. It was a move that excited the Cubs’ fan base, simply because of the big name that Victorino possesses. It has been awhile since he was a baseball star, but at one point he was extremely dangerous at the plate. He has ...

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Chicago Cubs sign Jason Heyward to 8-year, $184M deal

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The Chicago Cubs have signed outfielder Jason Heyward to an eight-year, $184 million deal, according to FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi. Heyward, 26, signed an eight-year deal worth $184 million. The contract will net him an AAV of $23 million per year. There is also an opt-out clause in his contract following his third season. Heyward spent last season with the ...

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Ben Zobrist on Chicago Cubs: ‘We have to win a championship’

Ben Zobrist

Ben Zobrist decided to sign with the Chicago Cubs after weighing multiple offers from other teams. He is a huge pickup for Theo Epstein and the team will take a step forward having him in their lineup. There are a lot of high expectations for the Cubs this season and Zobrist is already talking about a World Series win. Ben ...

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Chicago Cubs trade Starlin Castro to Yankees

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The Chicago Cubs have traded middle infielder Starlin Castro to the New York Yankees for relief pitcher Adam Warren, according to FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi. Starlin Castro trade is official: He goes to #Yankees for RHP Adam Warren and a player to be named later. #Cubs — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) December 9, 2015 Castro, 25, has a bright future ahead ...

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Chicago Cubs sign Ben Zobrist

Ben Zobrist

The Chicago Cubs have signed free agent second baseman Ben Zobrist to a four-year, $56 million deal, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Zobrist, 34, receives a longer deal than most 34-year-olds receive, but his versatility warrants it. He has the ability to play second base, shortstop, third base and in the outfield. Source: Zobrist in agreement with #Cubs on ...

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Chicago Cubs in pursuit of Jason Heyward

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The Chicago Cubs are in pursuit of free agent outfielder Jason Heyward, according to the Chicago Tribune’s Gordon Wittenmyer. If the Cubs were to sign Heyward, it would make young outfielder Jorge Soler expendable for a trade. Heyward can play center field or right field, but is best suited for right field due to his arm strength. Heyward, 26, hit ...

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