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Rich Harden is a Chicago Cub … Still

The waiver trade deadline, 1 p.m. EST, has come and gone. Remaining Chicago Cubs are pitchers Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman – the subjects of increased trade chatter after their[Read More...]

by August 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Series Preview: Astros v. Cubs, August 31 – September 2, 2009

Series Preview: Astros v. Cubs, August 31 – September 2, 2009

The Chicago Cubs once again welcome the Houston Astros to Wrigley Field, as the season flips into September. And it’s not quite the September we all envisioned it would be.[Read More...]

by August 31, 2009 Series Previews
September Call-Ups

September Call-Ups

As the calendar flips to September tomorrow, the Chicago Cubs’ roster will expand from 25 to 40, and the team can therefore call up a whole bunch of youngsters to[Read More...]

by August 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Harden to Twins is Possible, but Not Likely

Today is the waiver trade deadline, so it is the last day – like, seriously, this is THE deadline – to trade players for the 2009 season. Players placed on[Read More...]

by August 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Mets 4, Cubs 1 – August 30, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Mets 4, Cubs 1 – August 30, 2009

Shrug. That Figueroa dude looked like Mark Prior circa 2003 in the first four innings.

by August 30, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Reports: Cubs May Work Out Trade with Twins for Rich Harden

Reports: Cubs May Work Out Trade with Twins for Rich Harden

In a throwaway line from his column yesterday on the Jeff Baker and Alfonso Soriano injuries, Bruce Miles dropped a mini bombshell: Harden update: There are reports that the Cubs[Read More...]

by August 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
God’s Wrathwatch: MRI Reveals that Soriano is Pretty Much Fine

God’s Wrathwatch: MRI Reveals that Soriano is Pretty Much Fine

So much for using the knee as an excuse for a terrible season. I kid. Mostly. The Cubs and Alfonso Soriano got good news Saturday when an MRI exam on[Read More...]

by August 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrathwatch: Jeff Baker’s Finger OK

God’s Wrathwatch: Jeff Baker’s Finger OK

Utility man Jeff Baker is going to be ok, it seems. Jeff Baker was supposed to start at third base, but he took a groundball off his right pinkie finger[Read More...]

by August 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Mets 4, Cubs 11 – August 29, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Mets 4, Cubs 11 – August 29, 2009

The Cubs continue to do just enough to keep that tiny glimmer of our irrational hopes alive. It’s the story of the last century, I suppose.

by August 30, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
You Know, Maybe the Cubs Could Trade Rich Harden

You Know, Maybe the Cubs Could Trade Rich Harden

When it was revealed earlier this week that, among others, Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Rich Harden had been claimed off waivers, folks immediately started buzzing about the possibility of a[Read More...]

by August 29, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Other Cubs Claimed on Waivers

Other Cubs Claimed on Waivers

As we speculated when the report of pitchers Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman being claimed on waivers came out, several other Chicago Cubs were placed on waivers, and claimed. Harden[Read More...]

by August 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Mets 2, Cubs 5 – August 28, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Mets 2, Cubs 5 – August 28, 2009

Look, Alf. The homer was nice. But it’s obvious your knee is messed up, and there’s really not much that you’re going to help the Cubs with this year. If[Read More...]

by August 28, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Series Preview: Mets v. Cubs, August 28 – August 30, 2009

Series Preview: Mets v. Cubs, August 28 – August 30, 2009

The Chicago Cubs welcome the only team in Major League Baseball that has been more unlucky than they’ve been: the New York Mets. A refresher on the series preview here[Read More...]

by August 28, 2009 Series Previews
No Trades Are Currently in the Works for the Cubs, but That Could Change

No Trades Are Currently in the Works for the Cubs, but That Could Change

Despite the recent waiver claims of pitchers Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman, the Chicago Cubs say they aren’t currently pursuing trades with the claiming teams. In fact, they haven’t even[Read More...]

by August 28, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors

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