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The Cubs Lose Because They Aren’t Nasty

The Cubs Lose Because They Aren’t Nasty

I believe it is a natural tendency for fans of teams that lose – particularly teams that are very good in the long, long regular season, and then can’t seem[Read More…]

by January 7, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

Where Peavywatch and Hendry Hearts Pitchers Meet

As we have previously suggested, now that Marquis has officially been moved, Jim Hendry is likely to resume serious talks with the San Diego Padres about Jake Peavy (EEE!). The[Read More…]

by January 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Jim Hendry is Honored By Blagojevich

Jim Hendry is Honored By Blagojevich

Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry met with embroiled Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich on November 21, 2008, just weeks before the Governor’s arrest on a myriad of charges related to alleged[Read More…]

by January 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Jim Hendry Hearts Pitchers

Jim Hendry Hearts Pitchers

Obviously Chicago Cubs fans everywhere want Jim Hendry to be considering only one fifth starter to replace the deposed Jason Marquis: Jake Peavy. But the realistic-osity of acquiring Jake Peavy[Read More…]

by January 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Ok, Jason Marquis Has Officially OFFICIALLY Been Traded

Ok, Jason Marquis Has Officially OFFICIALLY Been Traded

Not big news at this point, because we’ve all known about it for a week. But now it’s, like, totally official: The Cubs continued their offseason restructuring on Tuesday, sending[Read More…]

by January 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs Transactions

The Cubs New Owner Announced This Week?

The Chicago Tribune reported this morning that the next owner of the Chicago Cubs could be announced as soon as this week. Despite the wishes of Cubs fans, the list[Read More…]

by January 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Mark Cuban Speaks About His Effort to Buy the Cubs

Today, Mark Cuban put together a thoughtful and insightful blog post about his efforts to buy the Chicago Cubs. I know that I was one of the thousands of Cubs[Read More…]

by January 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Peavywatch: Non-Moorad Ownership Saying No to a Peavy Deal?

It’s a sad day in Peavywatch-land. First there’s Rosenthal’s suggestion that the Cubs have only a 10% chance of landing the ace pitcher from the San Diego Padres. And now[Read More…]

by January 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Peavywatch: Cubs Have 10% Chance of Landing Jake Peavy

Peavywatch: Cubs Have 10% Chance of Landing Jake Peavy

Fox sports’ baseball analyst – you know, that guy with all kinds of access but who is rarely right – Ken Rosenthal was on “Sports Central” last night on WGN[Read More…]

by January 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

2009 Draft Order and Free Agent Compensation

Go here for the 2009 Chicago Cubs Draft resource. This will include order, results, minor league designations, and articles. As more free agents sign, the 2009 draft order becomes closer[Read More…]

by January 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

Milton Bradley is Officially a Cub; Let the Hackey Board Game Jokes Begin

Well, I suppose they began a long time ago. But, yes, it’s official: Milton Bradley has signed a 3 year, $30 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, pending the all-important[Read More…]

by January 5, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Cublogoverse is Ice Skating

The Cublogoverse is Ice Skating

Something I really appreciate about the Cublogoverse versus the mainstream media is the personal touch. We not only get the news, rumors, commentary, etc. about the Cubs, but we get[Read More…]

by January 5, 2009 Cublogoverse
Adam Dunn at First Base?

Adam Dunn at First Base?

Chicago Cubs fans – at least those who frequent message boards – have always been obsessed with Adam Dunn. Half absolutely love his unique combination of impressive power and impressive[Read More…]

by January 5, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Now the Milton Bradley Signing is Almost Officially Official

The St. Petersburg Times is reporting that the Cubs are expected to sign Milton Bradley (officially) this week. I know what you’re thinking – why is the St. Pete’s Times[Read More…]

by January 5, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Aaron Miles and the Man He Replaces

Aaron Miles and the Man He Replaces

Many years ago – well, two, I guess – when I was but a humble poster on Chicago Cubs message boards, I was absolutely incensed at one of Jim Hendry’s[Read More…]

by January 5, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

The Marquis for Vizcaino Trade is Almost Officially Official

I know we all assumed it was a done deal, but now it appears that it’s all but official: Jason Marquis IS going to the Colorado Rockies for reliever Luis[Read More…]

The Cublogoverse is Still Shrinking

The Cublogoverse is Still Shrinking

Our first Cublogoverse post was about Mark DeRosa’s blog, The Pulse, potentially vanishing or at least making the interstellar leap to the Indianblogoverse (you see how terrible that move would[Read More…]

by January 4, 2009 Cublogoverse
Bruce Levine and Oneri Fleita Interview Notes

Bruce Levine and Oneri Fleita Interview Notes

The Cub Reporter put together an *excellent* summary of this week’s “Talking Baseball” with Bruce Levine (ok, so it isn’t technically a “Bruce Levine interview”), where the guest of note[Read More…]

by January 3, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Cublogoverse

Cards to Use Chris Carpenter as Closer? And other C’s

Apparently missing out on closer Brian Fuentes has really put a crimp in the St. Louis Cardinals’ offseason plans. Tony LaRussa is not eager to use any of the teams’[Read More…]

by January 3, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Why Complaining about the DeRosa/Wood Moves Sucks

Why Complaining about the DeRosa/Wood Moves Sucks

Something we plan on doing regularly here at Bleacher Nation is explaining why the latest Chicago Cubs news and rumors suck. Does that mean that the person writing about it[Read More…]

by January 3, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

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