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Archive for January, 2009

A Word on Garfield minus Garfield and My Attempts at Humor

A Word on Garfield minus Garfield and My Attempts at Humor

You are predictably and understandably thinking, “wtf.” Even if you’ve had the good fortune to stumble upon the brilliance that is Garfield minus Garfield, you’re equally likely to be thinking,[Read More…]

by January 10, 2009 Cubs Humor
The Tribune’s Bankruptcy Causing Cubs Sale Problems?

The Tribune’s Bankruptcy Causing Cubs Sale Problems?

It has long been the position of this humble writer that the bankruptcy of the Tribune Company would not have any impact on the sale of the Chicago Cubs –[Read More…]

by January 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Cublogoverse is Playing Monopoly

The Cublogoverse is Playing Monopoly

This week was an exciting one in the Cublogoverse for one reason, and one reason only: the Cubs signed blog material gold, Milton Bradley. So let’s take a tour around[Read More…]

by January 9, 2009 Cublogoverse
Details of Bradley’s Contract Coming Out

Details of Bradley’s Contract Coming Out

The Sun Times gets the scoop on the particulars of the Milton Bradley signing. The most encouraging part is the protection at the back end of the deal if Bradley[Read More…]

by January 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Pursuing Andy Pettitte?

Cubs Pursuing Andy Pettitte?

Forget the fact that this hasn’t been reported *anywhere.* Forget the fact that Andy Pettitte just rejected a $10 million offer from the Yankees, and the Cubs were feverishly having[Read More…]

by January 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chris Archer is Loved at Home

Chris Archer is Loved at Home

Of the three pitchers the Cubs received for Mark DeRosa, A-baller Chris Archer is perhaps the most interesting. He’s still just a kid – drafted out of high school in[Read More…]

Where Peavywatch and Ownerwatch Meet

The scuttlebutt for weeks has been that a real run at Jake Peavy would have to wait until the Tribune Company selects the “winning” bidder in the sweepstakes to buy[Read More…]

by January 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Milton Bradley is More Expensive than Albert Pujols

Milton Bradley is More Expensive than Albert Pujols

We’ve all heard the greatest concern when it comes to Milton Bradley (well, except for that whole “potentially crazy” thing, but the Cubs have dealt with it admirably for the[Read More…]

by January 8, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

Obsessive Peavywatch: Kevin Towers is Talkative

It’s been about a week since San Diego Padres General Manager Kevin Towers declared that even if they started discussing a Jake Peavy trade with another team again, they would[Read More…]

by January 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

The Winter is for Baseball

Lots of Cubs prospects playing in various winter leagues, which have recently wrapped up. For those of you into those kind of things, the good guys at Northside Baseball put[Read More…]

by January 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
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

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