Koji Uehara will pitch for the Cubs in 2017. (Getty Images/Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox) Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action…Share Tweet
Cubs' World Series trophy going on tourMLB.com 6 hours agoCubs fans throughout Chicago and the Midwest will get a chance to see the Commissioner's Trophy up close during the Cubs Trophy Tour.Share Tweetyahoo.com 13 hours agoFor the first time since 1908, there was true joy in Wrigleyville after the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. Now we’ll have a unique opportunity to experience the joy up close and personal with some of the Cubs most loyal fans, which range from worldw…Share TweetAfter Wade Davis deal, Cubs' offseason plan comes into focusShare Tweetnytimes.com 20 hours agoChapman, who won the World Series with the Chicago Cubs after being traded by the Yankees in July, returned in a deal that made him the highest-paid reliever in history.Share Tweet
How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris Sale trade?yahoo.com Dec 7 (yesterday)The Chicago Cubs are still the team to beat, according to Bovada Las Vegas oddsmakers, but a flurry of moves on Tuesday has the Boston Red Sox right on their heels. In a span of hours, Boston added another ace by acquiring Chris Sale in a trade with the…Share TweetThe Chicago Cubs are still the team to beat, according to Bovada Las Vegas oddsmakers, but a flurry of moves on Tuesday has the Boston Red Sox right on their heels. In a span of hours, Boston added another ace by acquiring Chris Sale in a trade with the…Share TweetChris Heston, he of the 2015 no-hitter, is headed to the Mariners. (AP) This is The Stew’s running list of trades and signings that happen during baseball’s Winter Meetings. We’ll update this post as news happens. WEDNESDAY Mariners get Chris Heston in …Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 7 (yesterday)Don Mattingly’s presser at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday. (AP) NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — A lot has happened since the last Winter Meetings Journal. Chris Sale was traded, finally. Ian Desmond got a $70 million deal from the Colorado Rockies. Wade Davis …Share Tweet
Cubs to split up record $27.5 million in postseason pool moneyyahoo.com Dec 6 (2 days ago)Thanks to another record year of revenue in Major League Baseball and a historic World Series victory, Chicago Cubs players are set to receive a hefty postseason bonus. As announced by MLB on Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs will split up a record $27,586,017.…Share Tweet
Joe Maddon contemplates message he'll give Cubs in 2017ESPN.com Dec 6 (2 days ago)Joe Maddon contemplates message he'll give Cubs in 2017Share TweetNot long after the Chicago Cubs World Series victory there were rumblings of a visit to the White House before outgoing president Barack Obama left office in January. According to the Chicago Tribune, those talks are more than just rumblings now. With s…Share TweetWhat’s the cost of winning? No, this isn’t some loaded philosophical question about the attributes one needs to reach the pinnacle of performance, or the sacrifices made to make it to the top. We’re talking in a literal sense. Can you put a dollar value…Share Tweet
Arrieta among 4 Cubs headed to arbitrationMLB.com Dec 2 (6 days ago)As expected, the Cubs on Friday tendered contracts to all four of their arbitration-eligible players, including Jake Arrieta. But they non-tendered four pre-arbitration players to make room on the 40-man roster ahead of next week's Winter Meetings.Share Tweet
Cubs sign lefty Duensing to 1-year contractMLB.com Dec 2 (6 days ago)The Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with left-handed reliever Brian Duensing.Share Tweet
Cubs casting wide net with eyes on pitching upgradesESPN.com Dec 2 (7 days ago)Cubs casting wide net with eyes on pitching upgradesShare TweetMLB.com Dec 2 (7 days ago)If Dexter Fowler doesn't re-sign with the Cubs, here are 10 -- yes, 10! -- teams who could emerge as landing spots for Fowler, ranked according to where he could have the biggest impact.Share Tweet
Miguel Montero Excited For New RotationMar 20Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is ready to work with the new rotation for the team and explains what needs to be worked on in spring training.
Epstein's 'Mission Impossible'Mar 8William Rhoden explains how Theo Epstein went from the Boston Red Sox's "boy wonder" to undertaking an impossible mission as the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs.
Lester Impressive In First Cubs OutingMar 6Jon Lester got his Cubs career underway with his first appearance on the mound in a spring training game.
Cubs Owner: We're Here To WinMar 1Cubs owner Tom Ricketts talks about the dark days in Chicago and explains why the Cubs are ready to win now with ace pitcher Jon Lester and a stacked farm system.