Kevin Gregg RUMORS & NEWS

  • Apology accepted, Gregg stays

    Chicago Tribune "The Cubs announced before Saturday's game that Kevin Gregg's apology Friday to management for his critical comments was accepted and he would not be released. Friday's postgame drama surprised Cubs manager Dale Sveum. "Yeah I can't lie about that. It caught me completely off guard" Sveum..." September 22

  • Epstein won't release Gregg after rant

    Chicago Tribune "The tense drama suspense and soap opera atmosphere Friday at Wrigley Field had nothing to do with the play on the field. Cubs closer Kevin Gregg took the 9-5 loss to the Braves after giving up four runs in the ninth inning and before long he was venting about perceived disrespect from Cubs..." September 21

  • Pedro Strop to be Cubs' closer for rest of season "Kevin Gregg has saved the Cubs this season stepping in to notch his third career 30-save season. But the Cubs have decided to look ahead and will use right-hander Pedro Strop in save situations in the final games. Strop acquired from the Orioles in the Scott Feldman trade was 0-for-3 in save..." September 19

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Cubs could wait until August waiver period on Kevin Gregg and wait for him to need to develop elsewhere.

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    Jayson Stark @jaysonst

    More to watch on deadline day: #Cubs appear more likely to trade Nate Schierholtz than Gregg or Russell.

  • ESPN analyst: Tigers should trade for Cubs' Matt Garza, Kevin Gregg

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Tigers already have one of baseball's best rotations. But's Jim Bowden has an idea that may solidify it as No. 1, and also help shore up the Tigers' bullpen needs. In his annual "blockbuster trades I'd like to see" piece, Bowden suggests Detroit trades starter Rick..." July 11

  • Atlanta Braves showing interest in Chicago Cubs closer Kevin Gregg

    Sporting News "The Atlanta Braves could be a possible suitor for Kevin Gregg, currently serving as the closer for the Chicago Cubs.'s Mark Bowman reported the Braves are expected to try to trade for a veteran reliever before next month's trading deadline, and Gregg would fit the bill. The Braves..." June 27

  • Gregg focused on closing for Cubs - not getting flipped at trade deadline

    CSN Chicago "The Cubs were in win-now mode when they traded for Kevin Gregg in November 2008, trying to build off two straight division titles while Sam Zell’s Tribune Co. froze the payroll and had the franchise up for sale. The uniform looks the same, and a 6,000-square-foot Jumbotron doesn’t dominate..." May 09

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    Patrick Mooney @CSNMooney

    Sveum caves and finally names Gregg closer. Fujikawa will work as a setup guy when he comes off DL.

  • Kevin Gregg gives Cubs a sense of calm

    CSN Chicago "The Cubs are about to find out if the closer really matters for a team that lost 101 games last season and had to answer questions about a summer sell-off during spring training. Kevin Gregg pumped his fist and shook hands with catcher Welington Castillo as “Go Cubs Go” started playing on the..." April 30

  • Dodgers trying to get Kevin Gregg on the roster "On most teams, in most spring training camps, Kevin Gregg would have had an open path back to the major leagues. After signing a minor-league deal shortly before camp opened this spring, the former closer has been virtually un-hittable. In 11 games, he has a 0.82 ERA and opponents are batting..." March 31