The Washington Nationals have signed outfielder Kyle Schwarber on a one-year deal.
Just 24 hours after making a trade to acquire Rays ace Blake Snell, the San Diego Padres made another massive move toward their increasingly evident goal of a World Series, trading for Yu Darvish of the Chicago Cubs, alongside his personal catcher Victor Caratini. In return, Chicago got RHP Zach Davies and four young prospects.
Cutting payroll for 2021, Kris Bryant trade rumours are surfacing once again. The All-Star third baseman is a free agent at the end of next season, and the Chicago Cubs could look to swing a deal this offseason.
The Chicago Cubs continue to plead poverty. Kris Bryant, despite rumours to the contrary, was tendered a contract, though Kyle Schwarber was not.
A resurgent Ian Happ has been a key factor in the Cubs’ unexpected dominance in the first half of this shortened season.
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Nicholas Castellanos completed an impressive turnaround to his 2019 campaign after he was traded from the Detroit Tigers to the Chicago Cubs. Now, after being said to have improved his defensive skill set, he could be a vital part of a not so deep free agent outfield group.
Chicago Cubs have been linked with a trade for Whit Merrifield to join Javier Baez in the middle of their infield. Despite a reluctance to spend big, free agency and Jonathan Schoop might provide a better solution to their second base issue.
The Chicago Cubs announced that Joe Maddon will not be managing the team next year. The announcement was made just before the final game of the season, after the Cubs missed out on a playoff spot.
The Cubs are currently half a game behind the St Louis Cardinals, with the Milwaukee Brewers just two and a half games behind. Cincinnati Reds are eight back after underperforming in 2019 despite a top rotation.
The Chicago Cubs have traded Martin Maldonado to the Houston Astros for Tony Kemp, as reported by ESPN's Jeff Passan.
The National League Central is split by 4.5 games. The Chicago Cubs lead the way at 47-43, the Cincinnati Reds are sitting fifth just five games under .500 at 41-46.
Craig Kimbrel has signed a three-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, as first reported by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Jeff Passan added that Kimbrel will receive $43 million over the course of his three-year contract, including $10 million this season. There is a $1 million buyout on a club/vesting option for the 2022 season. He will receive $16 million in 2022 if the option is picked up.
Chicago Cubs are among the favourites to win MLB's National League Central in 2019 despite an uneventful offseason leaving them with a similar roster.
The Chicago Cubs are reportedly open to trading their MVP.