Morning Marquee 12/11
The Chicago Cubs remained quite at the Winter Meetings while new manager Rick Renteria addressed the national media for the first time.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Cubs work with Castro on getting in better shape
The team assigned strength and conditioning coach Tim Buss to the Dominican Republic to work with Castro for three weeks in November.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Darwin Barney to Yankees
Okay now hear me out before the rants begin. With the Yankees losing Cano and signing Ellsbury, Beltran, and McCaan, they now have a huge hole to file in the infield.
Javier Baez: Second Baseman in 2014?
Cubs shortstop prospect Javier Baez is one of the top fantasy hitting prospects in the game.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Remaining Concerns the Chicago Cubs Must Address in the 2013 Offseason
Many topics will be addressed and decided on at the meetings, from the future of instant replay to the fate of free agents around the league.
Cano reportedly inks deal with M's
Sep 21, 2013; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano singles to left allowing a runner to score during the third inning against the San Francisco Giants at Yankee Stadium.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Cubs tender contracts to Samardzija, Barney
The Cubs retained the rights of nine arbitration eligible players, led by pitcher Jeff Samardzija and second baseman Darwin Barney.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Chicago Cubs Non-Tender Players: Darwin Barney, Daniel Bard questions loom
The deadline for tendering a contract to a player who is arbitration-eligible is Monday, Dec. 2 at 10:59 p.m. CT for Major League teams.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Cubs 40 Man Roster and the Rule 5 Draft
Just ten days ago the Cubs tinkered with their 40 man roster in preparation of the Rule 5 Draft coming up on December 12th.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
2014 MLB non-tender possibilities, should the Cubs be interested?
The deadline for tendering a contract to a player who is arbitration-eligible is Monday, Dec. 2 and more than 40 players, according to Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors, could be non-tender possibilities this offseason.
Dustin Ackley an Interesting Trade Target for Chicago Cubs
Once one of the most intriguing young players in baseball, Dustin Ackley of the Seattle Mariners has struggled at the big league level and I wonder whether he would be better off with a change of scenery.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
What Should Chicago Cubs do with Darwin Barney?
Make no mistake about it, Darwin Barney is arguably the best defensive second baseman in all of baseball.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Letting Darwin Barney Go Is Best Option for Cubs Moving Forward
With so many infield prospects coming up through the minor leagues in the coming years, the Cubs are going to have a pile-up at the major league level eventually.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Could Darwin Barney Be A Trade Option For The Chicago Cubs?
After the Detroit Tigers ' trade of Prince Fielder , the word of the day was flexibility.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Javier Baez, Jorge Soler Among Cubs' Top Prospects Looking to Get 'The Call'
Strangely, it has seemed in the past couple seasons that the Cubs ' minor league system was of larger concern than their major league squad.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest Cubs Rumors
The 2013 offseason has been reasonably quiet on the north side of Chicago thus far, not surprising to many fans.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Luis Valbuena Should Be Given a Chance to Play Second Base With Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs definitely need an upgrade at second base , the weakest position they had this past season in terms of offense.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Bleed Cubbie Blue
2014 Bill James Handbook Cubs Projections
The Bill James Handbook for 2014 arrived recently, and one of the best things about it is that it says "2014" on it.