Archive for February, 2009
The Brewers have been connected to a few Braden Looper/Randy Wolf rumors here and there, but it’s looking increasingly unlikely that they’ll add anyone else before the season starts. During[Read More…]
I can’t think of a Chicago Cubs pitcher who has been more vocal about his desires for the upcoming season than young wide receiver Jeff Samardzija. He’s already said unequivocally[Read More…]
Just caught an ESPNdeportes report that Aramis Ramirez has decided to skip the World Baseball Classic after all. The stated reason? Not wanting to risk injury? Respect for his employer?[Read More…]
The anticipated purchase of the San Diego Padres by Jeff Moorad is about to be completed. As in… soon. Under the terms of the agreement, the club said the sale[Read More…]
Yup. You read that correctly. But you didn’t read it from me. I’m just repeating what ubergenius Kent Sterling (who? – some dude who runs Indianapolis’ ESPN radio station) said[Read More…]
Whether the Cubs will get Jake Peavy is becoming the Ross and Rachel of the 2009 offseason. Will they? Won’t they? And what happened to the monkey? According to league[Read More…]
Dumping Rich Hill wasn’t enough today, as the Cubs also have sent reliever Michael Wuertz to the Oakland Athletics for a couple of old non-prospects – outfielder Richie Robnett and[Read More…]
So much interest, activity and excitement over a guy who may have been the worst pitcher outside of Rosemont Elementary’s Third Grade Girls Fun Pitch Softball Squad. But anyway, Rich[Read More…]
Baltimore Sun writer Peter Schmuck – yup, real name – says he expects Rich Hill to be dealt to the Orioles in the next couple days, otherwise, it won’t happen.[Read More…]
One of the good guys at Sons of Ivy had the fortune to run into Steve Stone this weekend, and even got a chance to pump him full of some[Read More…]
This time it’s the Kansas City Royals (sensing a theme in the teams potentially looking at Hill?), though it’s mostly the local media stumping for Hill. Especially with the Cubs[Read More…]
So Cubscast – an excellent Chicago Cubs podcast – annually shoots out some e-awards for the best Cubs blogs and sites on the ‘net. They take nominations from the world[Read More…]
A little bit ago, Phil Rogers gave a bit of a run-down of the moves made (or not made) by the other NL Central teams so far this off-season. And[Read More…]
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