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Month: February 2010

Cubs Set to Sign Kevin Millar

According to Jerry Crasnick, the Chicago Cubs will soon sign 38-year-old reserve Kevin Millar to a minor league deal and invite him to Spring Training. Millar has played a tiny bit of third base and outfield over the past few years, but has almost exclusively played first base. He will presumably battle Micah Hoffpauir, Chad […]

February is Arbitration Month, and the Cubs Still Have Two Unsigned

Major League Baseball clubs and their arbitration-eligible players have until February 21 to come to terms on a 2010 contract – either by way of agreement, or arbitration, which can be scheduled at any time in those first three weeks of February. It would be no surprise if you didn’t know this, because the Chicago […]

The Cubs Preferred Jermaine Dye to Xavier Nady

Last week the Chicago Cubs ended their month-long search for a fourth outfielder by landing a guy who would probably be a starter on many other teams, Xavier Nady. But for Tommy John surgery, his second, Nady almost certainly would be starting somewhere in 2010. Clearly, that makes him a very attractive target, and it […]