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Jake Peavy: Padres > Cubs > Braves

Jake Peavy: Padres > Cubs > Braves

The non-story that won’t go away (and we won’t let it, damn it!), well, won’t go away. As spring training begins, details are emerging about the possible Cubs-Padres Jake Peavy[Read More...]

by February 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors

Will He? Won’t He? Marmol Out of the WBC (again)?

The drama surrounding whether or not Carlos Marmol will (obliterate his arm and) pitch for the Dominican Republic in the upcoming World Baseball Classic is starting to take on the[Read More...]

by February 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Finally a Good Picture of Carlos Zambrano’s Moustache

Finally a Good Picture of Carlos Zambrano’s Moustache

It’s almost too sad to post. We finally get a good picture of the Zambranostache, but only after it met its demise. BRING IT BACK, CARLOS!

by February 20, 2009 Cubs Humor
2009 Chicago Cubs Tickets on Sale Today

2009 Chicago Cubs Tickets on Sale Today

In case you didn’t know, you can start getting single game tickets for 2009 Chicago Cubs games today. Several ways to do it: Via the Internet: Visitors to cubs.com can[Read More...]

by February 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs Going After Manny Ramirez? In a Word – Ultramegano

The Cubs Going After Manny Ramirez? In a Word – Ultramegano

The Chicago Cubs have a full outfield, a full payroll, and a full clubhouse. But that’s not stopping Paul Sullivan from daydreaming about a Manny Ramirez acquisition. I’ll spare you[Read More...]

by February 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs May Still Add an Infielder – and Micah Hoffpauir is SOL

Cubs May Still Add an Infielder – and Micah Hoffpauir is SOL

Chicago Cubs’ bench spots are limited. Not like those offers for Snuggies on TV are limited. The Cubs’ bench spots are actually limited. There are going to be five guys[Read More...]

by February 19, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Albert Pujols is Massively Underpaid – and Likes It

Albert Pujols is Massively Underpaid – and Likes It

Just what every Cubs fan has been itching to hear: Albert Pujols loves St. Louis, and doesn’t really care about his current contract – which underpays him by some $10[Read More...]

by February 19, 2009 MLB News and Rumors

Jeff Samardzija Is the 6th Starter Right Now

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is tasked with picking the number five starter out of the Sean Marshall, Aaron Heilman, Chad Gaudin, and Jeff Samardzija bin by the end of[Read More...]

by February 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Josh Vitters is an Awesome Chicago Cubs Prospect

Josh Vitters is an Awesome Chicago Cubs Prospect

Keith Law couldn’t say it any better than my title just did. But he can certainly say it longer. Vitters started the year slow due to a hand injury, ended[Read More...]

by February 18, 2009 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Aaron Miles is Going to Start and Bat at the Top of the Order

Aaron Miles is Going to Start and Bat at the Top of the Order

Every mainstream article out there that discusses the Chicago Cubs’ offseason moves thus far focuses on the Milton Bradley signing, the Mark DeRosa trade, and letting Kerry Wood walk. But[Read More...]

by February 18, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

Laughing Because It Didn’t Happen to the Cubs

The rest of the world has had 100+ years to laugh at the Cubs. Thus, I feel no guilt or regret in thoroughly laughing at the Nationals for this boner.[Read More...]

by February 18, 2009 Cubs Humor, MLB News and Rumors
WBC Cubs Dropping Like Flies: Lee is Out

WBC Cubs Dropping Like Flies: Lee is Out

Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee will not be participating in the upcoming World Baseball Classic as he had previously intended. Like Aramis Ramirez before him, Lee is suffering from[Read More...]

by February 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Sean Marshall is Going to be the Fifth Starter Probably

Sean Marshall is Going to be the Fifth Starter Probably

Barring a (sigh) Jake Peavy trade, the Chicago Cubs will go with Sean Marshall, Jeff Samardzija, Aaron Heilman, or Chad Gaudin as the fifth starter. For now, manager Lou Piniella[Read More...]

by February 17, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Last of the Optionless Cubs or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crowded Bullpen

The Last of the Optionless Cubs or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crowded Bullpen

Earlier in the off-season, the Cubs moved Felix Pie, Ronny Cedeno, and Michael Wuertz out of town – major league caliber players, for whom there was likely not a spot[Read More...]

by February 17, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News

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