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The Cubs had a busy week and it's been awhile since I updated the payroll chart. The contract terms for Jason Heyward aren't yet available so I just used his annual average value of the contract. Player 2016 2017 2018…

It appears as though the Cubs have signed Jason Heyward.  Multiple sources indicate Heyward has indeed chosen Cubs over Cards, Nats. — Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) December 11, 2015 And from Heyman. Cubs get heyward — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 11,…

The Winter Meetings start today. This year, the Winter Meetings are in Nashville. Nashville is on Central time so expect any news to drop during more normal hours of the day than last year. The hot stove is already cooking…

Moar Awardz Cubs bring home the hardware Cy Young – Jake Arrieta (169); Zack Greinke (147); Clayton Kershaw (101) Rookie of the Year – Kris Bryant (150, unanimous); Matt Duffy (70); Jung Ho Kang (28) Manager of the Year –…

Not that the Cubs have been eliminated from the postseason, it's time to look towards 2016. This will be a short post on some of the relevant things. Should the Cubs re-sign Dexter Fowler? Here are dmick's thoughts on this…

The Cubs have acquired Dan Haren from the Florida Marlins. No word yet on who was sent to Miami. Source: Haren to Cubs from Marlins. — Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) July 31, 2015 Haren has given up a ton of fly…

For those of you keeping track, that brings Paul Maholm‘s total value to the Cubs to Tommy La Stella, but we had to throw in some IFA slot money (we got one back to make the numbers work). The trade…

The Cubs appear finally made their move to acquire a starting pitcher, agreeing in principle with Jason Hammel on Friday. Hammel pitched for the Orioles in 2012 and 2013 after spending three years in Colorado. Jeff Passan has the details. Sources: Jason…

I'll just say right now that there is nothing to win, but bragging rights. So if you're someone wanting to win something, well, we can give you a Kyuji Fujikawa bobblehead and that's it. Seriously, if you really want the…