Craig Kimbrel RUMORS & NEWS

  • Craig Kimbrel hooks up young fan who imitates his motion

    Larry Brown Sports "Craig Kimbrel hooked up a young fan after seeing how the child imitated him at a game. Kimbrel has a unique delivery and pitch routine. He will hang his right arm off to the side at a bent, 90-degree elbow. The 10-year-old fan did his best Kimbrel impression, and the Chicago White Sox..." September 18

  • How the White Sox pulled off a crosstown trade for Craig Kimbrel

    ESPN "The moment led to two colleagues hugging for the first time in nearly two decades of working together. It also created a raucous atmosphere in the White Sox clubhouse, where high-fives accompanied some hooting and hollering. As the afternoon hours ticked down on MLB trade deadline..." August 08

  • Rays discussed creative possibilities in talks with Cubs for Kris Bryant and Craig Kimbrel

    The Athletic "If the low-revenue Rays were going to trade for high-priced players such as Kris Bryant and Craig Kimbrel, they would have needed to be creative, right? Well, the Rays were creative — or at least, they discussed creative ideas. None of those ideas..." August 02

  • White Sox To Acquire Craig Kimbrel

    MLB Trade Rumors "The White Sox are acquiring star closer Craig Kimbrel from the Cubs, reports Michael Cerami of Bleacher Nation. He’ll pair with Liam Hendriks to give the South Siders a lethal one-two punch at the back end of the bullpen. Kimbrel becomes the second reliever..." July 30

  • Cubs, White Sox Discussing Craig Kimbrel

    NBC Chicago "Four years and a few weeks after the Cubs and White Sox struck a blockbuster deal before the MLB trade deadline, could the crosstown rivals make another big move? According to NBC Sports Chicago's David Kaplan, the Cubs and Sox are continuing to discuss a..." July 30

  • If traded, these 10 MLB players would create CHAOS "The fun of Trade Deadline rumors, to me, is imagining big stars in uniforms they’ve never worn before. Mark McGwire in a Cardinals uniform? Randy Johnson as an Astro? Cliff Lee to the Phillies? Mark Teixeira to the Angels? CC Sabathia to the Brewers? A good Deadline deal makes your eyes..." July 21

  • Cubs’ Kris Bryant, Craig Kimbrel almost certainly getting traded

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Cubs already began selling by dealing Joc Pederson to the Atlanta Braves, and they have more moves to make ahead of the MLB trade deadline. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, Kris Bryant “is almost certain to get dealt” and “is as good as gone.”..." July 20

  • Identifying the 5 Best Trade Landing Spots for Cubs Closer Craig Kimbrel

    Bleacher Report "As the July 30 trade deadline approaches, there might not be a shinier trade chip in all of Major League Baseball than Chicago Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel. Though he only checks in at No. 10 on B/R's big board of 2021 trade candidates, ESPN's Buster..." July 20

  • Craig Kimbrel trade scenarios: 3 best fits for Chicago Cubs’ closer

    Sportsnaut "The good news for the Chicago Cubs is that they snapped their 11-game losing streak on Wednesday, defeating the Philadelphia Phillies, 8-3. Unfortunately for the Wrigley faithful, they indeed lost 11 in a row, the team is 43-44 and has a handful of prominent soon-to-be free agents. One of those..." July 09