Willson Contreras RUMORS & NEWS

  • Willson Contreras, Anthony Rizzo Listed Among Players Cubs ‘Motivated’ to Move

    Cubs Insider "You may want to have that salt shaker handy for this one, because the latest Cubs rumors from ESPN’s Jeff Passan are going to require ample seasoning. He’d previously reported that multiple teams expect Willson Contreras to be made available, but Tuesday..." December 05

  • 5 teams that should target Cubs' Willson Contreras

    The Score "It seems unthinkable that the Chicago Cubs would consider trading All-Star catcher Willson Contreras, but a move is possible and even likely. It's hard to come by a catcher of his caliber, and especially one with his offensive talents. Since the..." November 11

  • 3 Teams That Should Trade for Willson Contreras

    12 Up "On Friday, ESPN's Jeff Passan reported that the Chicago Cubs would consider trading starting catcher Willson Contreras, who has established himself as one of the best players at the position over the last three campaigns. When you couple his production -- he was an..." November 09

  • Multiple teams believe the Cubs will make Willson Contreras available via trade

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Cubs are heading into the MLB offseason with a new era beginning. Theo Epstein and company will have some tough decisions to make and some of those will come with what to do with their current roster. One player to keep an eye on is All-Star catcher Willson..." November 09

  • Report: Multiple Teams Believe Cubs ’ Willson Contreras Will Be Available For Trade This Winter

    Sportsnaut "At a time when many MLB teams are looking for an upgrade at catcher this offseason, several now reportedly believe Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras could be an answer. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, multiple teams seeking help at catcher believe Chicago will make its..." November 08

  • Cubs To Activate Willson Contreras

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cubs will activate catcher Willson Contreras and install him in tonight’s lineup, skipper Joe Maddon (h/t Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune, via Twitter). Veteran Ben Zobrist is also set to return to action for the first time since early..." September 03

  • Willson Contreras To Begin Rehab Assignment

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cubs have been without Willson Contreras for three-plus weeks after he suffered a right hamstring strain, but the star catcher is closing in on a return. Contreras will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Iowa on Friday, and if all goes well in the minors, he could rejoin the..." August 30

  • Willson Contreras (hamstring) up to throwing drills

    MLB.com "Willson Contreras pulled a blue Cubs hat out of his locker, began to put it on and then changed his mind. The catcher tossed it back on a shelf and then donned the white Players' Weekend cap before putting on the matching jersey. Since Contreras is on the 10-day injured list, he..." August 24

  • Willson Contreras progressing, but still no timeline for return to Cubs

    NBC Sports Chicago "Before the Cubs hosted the San Francisco Giants on Day 2 of American Legion Week, Willson Contreras was out in left field running and working out his injured right hamstring. The All-Star catcher hit the injured list earlier this month after hitting a line drive to the gap against the..." August 22

  • Cubs' Willson Contreras Expected to Miss a Month With Hamstring Injury

    12 Up "The Chicago Cubs' quest to take home another NL Central crown has just been made infinitely harder thanks to an injury to their All-Star catcher. Willson Contreras left the Cubs' matchup against the Milwaukee Brewers after sustaining a hamstring injury while running out of the..." August 05

  • Cubs place Willson Contreras on injured list days after trading away backup Martin Maldonado

    CBS Sports "Earlier this week, the Chicago Cubs traded backup catcher Martin Maldonado to the Houston Astros in exchange for utilityman Tony Kemp. The deal made sense, at the time and otherwise -- Maldonado was one of three catchers on the roster and had barely played after coming over from the Kansas City..." August 04

  • Willson Contreras Leaves Cubs Game With Apparent Injury

    12 Up "Trading away Martin Maldonado couldn't have come at a worse time for the Chicago Cubs. All-Star catcher Willson Contreras was forced to leave Chicago's matchup against the Milwaukee Brewers following a potentially nasty leg injury. Contreras appears to have pulled his hamstring running..." August 03

  • Cubs acquire Martin Maldonado in trade as Willson Contreras heads to injured list with injured foot

    CBS Sports "The Chicago Cubs and Kansas City Royals agreed to a trade on Monday night, swapping left-handed pitcher Mike Montgomery for catcher Martin Maldonado, per the teams. In a related move, the Cubs placed starting backstop Willson Contreras on the injured..." July 16

  • Jeff Francoeur Backpedals On Cubs Trash Talk

    TMZ "Jeff Francoeur says he was JUST KIDDING when he said he wished he had punched Willson Contreras in the face ... telling TMZ Sports, "I actually said it more joking!" If ya missed it ... the Cubs and Braves nearly got in an all-out brawl earlier this week after Contreras hit..." June 28

  • Braves announcer Jeff Francoeur wishes he would have punched Willson Contreras in 2016

    Yahoo! Sports "Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras pulled off an impressive feat Monday. He not only managed to enrage one current member of the Atlanta Braves, he also angered a former member of the club. Braves catcher Tyler Flowers exchanged words with Contreras after Contreras belted a home..." June 25