9:15 PM EST, Fri January 24, 2020
Cubbies Crib 2 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: A Javier Baez extension has to happen soon

If the Cubs want to salvage a disastrous offseason, there’s a clear solution: nail down a long-term extension with All-Star shortstop Javier Baez. It has been no secret that the Chicago Cubs have had a very slow offseason. As of Friday morning, spending a grand total of $0 on guaranteed money on guaranteed big league […] Chicago Cubs: A Javier Baez extension has to happen soon - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib 5 hours ago

Chicago Cubs nearing deal with outfielder Steven Souza Jr.

The Chicago Cubs are on the brink of finally handing out a major league contract for the 2020 season, agreeing to a deal with outfielder Steven Souza Jr. Almost three months after the World Series ended, the Chicago Cubs may finally be handing out a major league contract to a free agent. According to Ken […] Chicago Cubs nearing deal with outfielder Steven Souza Jr. - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Lone Star Ball 5 hours ago
Steven Souza, Chicago Cubs close on deal

Steven Souza, Chicago Cubs close on deal

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Reports indicate the Chicago Cubs are close on a deal with free agent Steven Souza MLB Rumors: Steven Souza and the Chicago Cubs are close on a one year major league deal, per reports. Souza, 31, missed much of 2018 and all of 2019 due to injuries, and presumably will be in the mix for playing time in the Cubs outfield for 2020. This deal has potential ramifications for the Texas Rangers. Texas had been mentioned as a team that had interest in Souza, though that would seem to be predicated on Souza showing a willingness to play first base, since Texas...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 6 hours ago
Cubs close to signing OF Steven Souza Jr.

Cubs close to signing OF Steven Souza Jr.

Photo by Norm Hall/ The former Diamondbacks outfielder is hoping to bounce back from injury The Cubs appear to be on the cusp of a major free agent move, and it will answer some questions about their outfield going into the 2020 season. On Friday afternoon the Cubs reports emerged thatformer Tampa Bay Rays and Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Steven Souza Jr. was on the verge of a major league deal with the Cubs, as first reported by Ken Rosenthal. Souza Jr., now 30, missed the entire 2019 season following an absolutely horrific spring training injury where he tore his ACL, LCL, PCL and...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 7 hours ago
Cubs roster move: CD Pelham clears waivers, outrighted to Triple-A Iowa

Cubs roster move: CD Pelham clears waivers, outrighted to Triple-A Iowa

Photo by Jennifer Stewart/ This gives the team some flexibility. The Cubs claimed CD Pelham off waivers from the Texas Rangers last November 27. As a waiver claim, he went right to the 40-man roster. And now, he’s off the 40-man: Lefty CD Pelham, who was claimed off waivers earlier this offseason by the Cubs, has cleared waivers this time around. Per the Cubs, he's been sent outright to Triple-A Iowa, dropping the 40-man roster to 39.— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) January 24, 2020 Pelham did not pitch in the major leagues at all in 2019. He made 10 appearances with the Rangers in...