« Royals Avoid Arb With Kyle Davies | Main | Manny Ramirez Rumors: Friday »

Cubs' New Owner Might Push For Peavy

Barry Rozner of the Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.) believes a new Chicago Cubs owner might increase general manager Jim Hendry's payroll budget, which would make room to acquire Cy Young Award winner Jake Peavy from the San Diego Padres. Especially if that new owner is Tom Ricketts.

Ricketts will want to win and win fast, so if it's him and it happens soon his first call might be to GM Jim Hendry with the news that he can up the payroll and get Peavy out of San Diego, Rozner writes.

Ricketts is the CEO of a Chicago investment bank named Incapital. Rozner wrote that Ricketts is a local guy who loves the Cubs and will have only their "best interests at heart. He even, reportedly, met his wife in the bleachers at Wrigley."

Peavy has been the subject of trade rumors since the offseason began, and the Cubs have been mentioned often in the same sentence.


TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Cubs' New Owner Might Push For Peavy:

Lijit Search

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner


Site Map
Feeds by Team


Commenting Policy
Privacy Policy


Contact Us
Rss Feed

MLB Trade Rumors is a partner of FanVsFan. MLB Trade Rumors is not affiliated with Major League Baseball, MLB or MLB.com.