Found November 30, 2011 on Lions Blog:
PLAYERS: Aramis Ramirez
TEAMS: Chicago Cubs
The Tigers could be very busy with the winter meetings coming up next week in Dallas. They are reportedly looking at a few free agents already. Jon Heyman of reported that the Tigers have inquired about third baseman Aramis Ramirez, who turned down a $16-million option for 2012 with the Chicago Cubs to explore free agency.

Greg Maddux: The New Dwight Schrute In Texas

Greg Maddux left the Chicago Cubs front office to become Special Assistant to the General Manager. He’s not Assistant General Manager, or Special Assistant General Manager, he’s Special Assistant TO the Regional General Manager. I would pay a lot of money to have one of Greg’s new business cards. This gives Greg Maddux and Dwight Schrute (Assistant to the Regional Manager...

Chicago Cubs Sign David DeJesus for Two Years, Slowly Getting their Crap Together

David DeJesus, who we've referred to as David DeLicious on more than one occasion, has reached an agreement with the Chicago Cubs on a $10 million, two-year contract which includes a 2014 club option. The 31-year-old free agent outfielder has compiled a .284 career batting average over nine big league seasons between the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics, but we like...

Cubs sign outfielder DeJesus to two-year pact

The Chicago Cubs have made their first free-agent splash under new management, signing outfielder David DeJesus to a two-year deal worth $10 million with a team option for 2014.DeJesus spent last season with the Oakland Athletics, batting a career-worst .240 with 10 home runs and 46 RBIs in 442 at-bats.The 31-year-old will likely be the frontrunner for the starting right-field job...

Yankees could consider Cubs pitcher Garza

Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish has yet to be posted, but Cubs right-hander Matt Garza is on the block. You can be sure the Yankees will kick the tires on Garza next week at the Winter Meetings in Dallas. This is the offseason of pitching, pitching and more pitching for the...

Cubs reach deal with DeJesus

The Chicago Cubs have signed outfielder David DeJesus to a two-year deal with a club option for the 2014 season. Although financial terms were not released, the pact is believed to be worth $10 million.

Astros' Quirk to join Cubs as bench coach

Jamie Quirk, who has spent the last two seasons as Astros bullpen coach, said Tuesday he's leaving the team to become bench coach for the Chicago Cubs under new manager Dale Sveum.

Burwell: Cubs' interest in Pujols hard to assess

So now it's starting to get interesting. The Cubs are in the hunt for Albert Pujols? Really? Can it get any better (or worse) than this?

Johnny Narron joins brother on Brewers staff

Johnny Narron, a former Brewers Minor League coach and manager and the older brother of bench coach Jerry Narron, will fill the hitting coach post vacated when Dale Sveum was hired to manage the Chicago Cubs.

Cubs make DeJesus first move of Epstein era

The Cubs signed free agent outfielder David DeJesus to a two-year, $10 million deal with an option for 2014, making him the first move of the Theo Epstein-Jed Hoyer era.
Cubs News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.