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Cubs Rumors: Capuano, Stewart, DeWitt, Garza, Fielder

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The latest out of the north side of the Windy City has the Cubs looking at Chris Capuano, potentially moving Ian Stewart in exchange for Blake DeWitt, will-he/won't-he rumors on Epstein moving Garza, "Epstein is a conspiratorial genius and pretending to like one player so nobody knows he wants the other" rumors, and Red Sox fans looking for a closure (and payment):

  • Cubs Interested in Chris Capuano - Chicago Sun-Times
    "Sources say that search includes a run at left-hander Chris Capuano, a former 18-game winner who rebounded from 2009 Tommy John surgery to go 11-12 with a 4.55 ERA and make 31 starts. He’s a guy manager Dale Sveum and anticipated new pitching coach Chris Bosio know well from Capuano’s five seasons in Milwaukee."
  • Rox ask Cubs for DeWitt in exchange for Stewart " Hardball in the Rockies
    "The Cubs are known to be interested in Rockies third baseman Ian Stewart, and the Denver Post reported Friday that the Rox have asked for versatile infielder Blake DeWitt in return."
  • Could Ian Stewart be next Cubs 3B? - Muskat Ramblings
    "A left-handed hitter, Stewart battled injuries in 2011, and batted .156 in 48 games with the Rockies. He was the Rockies’ starting third baseman to begin the season but suffered a season-ending wrist injury at Triple-A Colorado Springs on Aug. 4 but took part in instructional league in the fall. He has a career .236 average with 54 homers and 187 RBIs."
  • Pujols/Cubs Interest all a ruse? - @dgoold
    "Locally thought is #Cubs are trying to drive up Pujols price. What if they are trying to appear less interested in their target, Fielder?"