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Chicago Cubs trade & free agent rumors and proposals

Cubs free agent target: Noah Syndergaard

He’s not what he used to be, but he could still be useful.

Cubs free agent target: Sean Manaea

He was once very good. And he’s not old. So... why not?

Cubs free agent target: Andrew Heaney

Here’s another lefthander the Cubs might look at.

Cubs free agent target: Michael Conforto

The Cubs need a lefthanded bat. Could this former Met be the guy?

Would you trade Ian Happ and Adbert Alzolay for a Blue Jays catcher?

The Jays have three good catchers, and would like some depth elsewhere. Could the Cubs provide that in trade?

Cubs free agent target: Jeimer Candelario

Would a reunion with the former Cubs prospect be worthwhile?

Cubs free agent target: Jameson Taillon

Because why not?

Cubs free agent target: Chris Bassitt

Here’s another starting pitcher the Cubs could be interested in.

Cubs free agent target: Cody Bellinger

Now that the Dodgers have let him go, the Cubs should go get him.

Cubs free agent targets: Omar Narváez and Christian Vázquez

The Cubs are in the market for a catcher. Here are two guys who are free agents.

Cubs free agent target: Tucker Barnhart

The former Reds catcher might be a good fit on the North Side.

Cubs free agent target: Corey Kluber

There’s a report out that the club is interested, so let’s have a look.

Cubs free agent target: José Quintana

Wait, hear me out.

Cubs free agent target: Taijuan Walker

The Cubs have been interested before. Why not now?

Cubs free agent target: Drew Rucinski

Here’s an outside-the-box idea that just might work.

Cubs free agent target: Xander Bogaerts

One more in our free agent shortstop series.

Cubs free agent target: Dansby Swanson

Here’s another shortstop to look at.

Cubs free agent target: Trea Turner

Let’s look at another available shortstop.

Cubs free agent target: Carlos Correa

Let’s talk about shortstops.

Cubs free agent target: Kevin Kiermaier

He’s been a very good defensive center fielder for a long time. There are caveats, though.

Cubs free agent target: Cody Bellinger

Wait, hear me out.

Cubs free agent target: Kodai Senga

Another Japanese pitcher wants to come to MLB. Should the Cubs go after him?

Cubs free agent target: Carlos Rodón

Okay, let’s talk about this.

Cubs free agent target: Anthony Rizzo

Yes, it’s out there, so let’s talk about this.

Cubs free-agent target: José Abreu

Okay, let’s talk about this.

The Cubs should claim Dinelson Lamet on DFA waivers

There’s an opportunity here for a reclamation project.

Five helpful tricks for navigating the MLB trade deadline on the internet

It’s going to be bad enough without falling for disinformation

Considering a Cubs blockbuster trade where the Cubs do the selling, not the buying

What would a single trade look like in which the Cubs sent out all of their best trade chips?

What would it take for the Cubs to acquire Juan Soto?

And before you say this is ridiculous, hear me out.

The White Sox lost AJ Pollock to injury. Could this provide a trade chance for the Cubs?

The Cubs might lose an outfielder when rosters go back to 26 in May. Why not trade him now?

The Cubs ‘may be’ pursuing Anthony Rizzo

Well now, there’s an interesting development.

The Cubs and Carlos Correa have mutual interest

... but it depends on the number of years in the deal.