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  1. Cubs active but might need to wait

    Jesse Rogers

    Lake Buena Vista, Fla. -- As the winter meetings wind down, the Chicago Cubs are still hopeful to make some impactful moves for 2014 but might have to wait until later in the winter. "We have offers out for a starting pitcher in free agency, we ha...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  2. Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein says Jeff Samardzija trade no...

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs front office met with the agent of Jeff Samardzija on Wednesday and while there was no resolution to his long-term situation, team president Theo Epstein said Samardzija isn't going anywhere right now.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  3. Renteria aims for a clear message

    Jesse Rogers

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- There's one word that keeps popping up whenever new Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria speaks publicly as he did on Day 2 of the winter meetings. Message. Renteria was hired in part for his ability to communicate, and ...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  4. Will Braves be favorite to land Samardzija?

    Jesse Rogers

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The lobby at the Swan & Dolphin hotel was full of energy -- and rumors -- on Monday night as the winter meetings got underway. It's the only time all year that executives, scouts and media members will mingle with tape r...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  5. Cubs bullpen: 'One of our biggest regrets'

    Jesse Rogers

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Improving the Chicago Cubs' bullpen might not be the top priority for the organization at the winter meetings, but it should get more attention than it did last year at this time. "That was one of our biggest regrets from...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  6. Cubs Notes: No Rule 5 pick

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs introduced new manager Rick Renteria to the local media Thursday while the front office also held court in advance of the winter meetings in Orlando, Fla., next week. Here's some news and notes as the Cubs head to Disn...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  7. Rebuilding could lead to Samardzija split

    Jesse Rogers

    As the Dec. 9-12 Winter Meetings near, it's becoming more likely that Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija will be available to the highest bidder. Although he is under team control for two more seasons, maxing out on a trade for him means moving him...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  8. Cubs announce deal with OF Schierholtz

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs announced the signing of free-agent outfielder Nate Schierholtz to a one-year deal on Friday. The announcement comes after an agreement was reached at the winter meetings in Nashville earlier this month. Schierholtz...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  9. Will Cubs' sweeping rebuild plan work?

    Jesse Rogers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Chicago Cubs made one minor move (signing outfielder Nate Schierholtz) -- which they haven't even made official yet -- at the winter meetings this week. But they had already signed pitchers Scott Feldman and Scott Baker an...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  10. Cubs select RHP Rondon in Rule 5 draft

    Jesse Rogers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Chicago Cubs selected right-handed pitcher Hector Rondon in the Rule 5 draft on Thursday at the winter meetings. Rondon has been in the Cleveland Indians organization but has a history of elbow problems. "If you go back...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  11. Sveum holds court in Nashville

    Jesse Rogers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum held his only press conference during the winter meetings Tuesday. While a throng of Japanese reporters waited for any news (there wasn't any) on the imminent signing of Kyuji Fujikawa, Sveum addres...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  12. Garza anxious, on schedule

    Jesse Rogers

    NASHVILLE - Chicago Cubs starter Matt Garza is on schedule as he recovers from a right elbow injury, according to manager Dale Sveum. "Everything is going great right now," Sveum said on Day 2 of the Winter Meetings. "He's basically on the same pa...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  13. Cubs: Free agents see past losses

    Jesse Rogers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- While last season's 101 losses certainly aren't a selling point, they won't necessarily keep free agents from deciding to join the Chicago Cubs, according to club president Theo Epstein. "We've been pleased with the expresse...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  14. Chicago Cubs still attractive free-agent destination, according t...

    Jesse Rogers

    The Cubs are still an attractive free-agent destination, according to president Theo Epstein.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  15. Jed Hoyer: Cubs looking to add arms

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Pitching will remain the primary concern of the Chicago Cubs heading into the winter meetings next week in Nashville, according to general manager Jed Hoyer. "We still look at it as an area of need," Hoyer said in a conference call with...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  16. Chicago Cubs' focus remains pitching during upcoming winter meeti...

    Jesse Rogers

    The Cubs' focus will be on pitching during the upcoming winter meetings.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012