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  1. Where Shields may still fit

    Buster Olney

    With the benefit of 20-20 hindsight, it's apparent that James Shields reached the zenith of his negotiation leverage on the night of Dec. 9. That was the night when Jon Lester finalized his decision to go to the Chicago Cubs, and the San Francisco Gi...

    Blog | February 01, 2015
  2. Chicago Cubs: Top 10 prospects

    Keith Law

    Organization Ranking: 1 I've ranked every farm system, as well as the top 100 MLB prospects for 2015. Below, I've ranked at least the top 10 Cubs prospects, plus an overview of the system and any other names of note beyond the top 10. I also discuss...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  3. Wednesday rumor roundup

    AJ Mass

    ESPN.com's Keith Law took the time to rank the farm systems of each of the 30 major league teams, and sitting atop that list is the Chicago Cubs. The sheer number of potential big leaguers already at, or on the verge of playing for the Cubs this seas...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  4. Chicago Cubs No. 1 in farm system rankings for 2015 - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks all 30 farm systems heading into the 2015 season, with the Chicago Cubs coming out on top.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2015
  5. Ernie Banks always felt lucky

    Buster Olney

    In the first season of Home Run Derby, Ernie Banks vied against Mickey Mantle for the big money: The winner would get $2,000, the loser $1,000, with $500 bonuses built in for particular achievements. "Pretty lucky," Banks said, after the first of his...

    Blog | January 24, 2015
  6. Baez no lock to make Cubs?

    AJ Mass

    Javier Baez of the Chicago Cubs may not be a lock to start the season on the major league roster, as the team is not satisfied with the young prospect's 41.5 percent strikeout rate in 2014. According to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports, "through two games...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  7. Top 100 prospects of 2015 including Kris Bryant, Byron Buxton and...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 100 prospects of 2015, starting with Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2015
  8. Kris Bryant, Byron Buxton among top 100 prospects - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 100 prospects of 2015, starting with Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2015
  9. Wednesday rumor roundup

    AJ Mass

    Although there's plenty of optimism surrounding the Chicago Cubs chances of making a run at the post-season, don't necessarily expect manager Joe Maddon to go all-in with each and every one of the team's stud prospects in order to try and get there. ...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  10. Kris Bryant No. 1 in 2015 ranking of top 100 prospects - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 100 prospects, starting with Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  11. The market for Blackmon

    Doug Mittler

    There is plenty of buzz Monday morning that the Chicago Cubs are on the verge of acquiring outfielder Dexter Fowler from the Houston Astros. Assuming the deal goes down, the ripple effect might be felt in Colorado. A weekend report on FoxSports....

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  12. Top 10 infields in MLB: Rockies No. 1

    Buster Olney

    Among all the team elements ranked in the ongoing series, getting a consensus on the top infields was the most difficult. At one point or another, more than half a dozen teams were mentioned for the top spot. This is the fifth installment of the s...

    Blog | January 17, 2015
  13. Reds could shop for a reliever

    Doug Mittler

    The only team that kept the Cincinnati Reds out of the NL Central basement last season was the Chicago Cubs. While the Cubs appear poised for a serious improvement following the signing of Jon Lester and the hiring of Joe Maddon, the Reds seem uncer...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  14. Cubs seeking veteran OF?

    AJ Mass

    There's plenty of optimism surrounding the Chicago Cubs in 2015. As ESPN.com's Buster Olney writes, "(New manager Joe) Maddon and president Theo Epstein have spoken openly of increased expectations for next season, and it's not out of the question th...

    Blog | December 28, 2014
  15. Cubs looking at Rasmus?

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs have had a busy offseason, with the naming of a new manager, the acquisition of catcherMiguel Montero, and the free agent signing of pitchers Jason Hammel and Jon Lester. But don't come to the conclusion all of that means the team i...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  16. Will anyone go after Scherzer?

    With Jon Lester finally off the table and headed to the Chicago Cubs, the pitcher most likely to start the courting process in earnest is Max Scherzer. However, with the bar having been set at six years and $155 million, it's still a mystery as to wh...

    Blog | December 12, 2014