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So Maybe the Cubs Aren’t Talking Trades with the Angels

So Maybe the Cubs Aren’t Talking Trades with the Angels

Yesterday we heard that the Chicago Cubs have been talking to the Los Angeles Angels about Derrek Lee and Xavier Nady, in whom the Angels would have interest to replace[Read More…]

by June 4, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Spring Training Likelihood Swings Back to Mesa

Spring Training Likelihood Swings Back to Mesa

When the possibility of imposing a surtax on all Cactus League games to finance new facilities in Mesa, Arizona for the Chicago Cubs went off the table – thanks to[Read More…]

by June 4, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Jim Hendry Noncommittal on Subject of Being a Buyer or Seller

Jim Hendry Noncommittal on Subject of Being a Buyer or Seller

With the team five games under .500 at this advanced stage of the season, with no sign that the offense will be turning it on any time soon, and with[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Talking to Los Angeles Angels About Derrek Lee Trade

Chicago Cubs Talking to Los Angeles Angels About Derrek Lee Trade

Indeed the Cubs trade rumors are bouncing all over the place. The latest has the Cubs talking to the Los Angeles Angels about first baseman Derrek Lee. Excellent baseball sources[Read More…]

by June 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Angels Looking at Xavier Nady

Angels Looking at Xavier Nady

With the Chicago Cubs continuing to struggle and loaded with expensive players, the rumors were bound to start swirling. Of late, we’re used to being fans on the other side[Read More…]

by June 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Not Laughing, and Glad it Wasn’t the Cubs: Obviously Blown Call Ends Armando Galarraga’s Perfect Game

Not Laughing, and Glad it Wasn’t the Cubs: Obviously Blown Call Ends Armando Galarraga’s Perfect Game

The Detroit Tigers’ Armando Galarraga missed a perfect game by that much. Or, more accurately – he achieved a perfect game by that much, tonight against the Indians. It’s the[Read More…]

by June 2, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
Movie Poster Fun: Carlos Zambrano

Movie Poster Fun: Carlos Zambrano

In honor of Carlos Zambrano’s return to the rotation today, we present a little fun with what Carlos does best: crazy.

by June 2, 2010 Cubs Humor
Lou Piniella Clearly Reads Bleacher Nation

Lou Piniella Clearly Reads Bleacher Nation

Yesterday, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella finally sat several of his unproductive starters, including three and four hitters Derrek Lee and Aramis Ramirez. The Ramirez benching was particularly notable, as[Read More…]

by June 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
We’re All Screwed: The Cardinals Call Up Aaron Miles

We’re All Screwed: The Cardinals Call Up Aaron Miles

I’ll level with you: the Cubs’ chances in the NL Central were already looking terrible. But after the Cardinals’ most recent move to shore up their bench, the Cubs have[Read More…]

by June 2, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Pirates 3 – June 1, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Pirates 3 – June 1, 2010

If you thought the Cubs were actually going to win that game 2-1 going into the 8th, you simply haven’t been watching this year. This game – as virtually every[Read More…]

by June 2, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Josh Vitters Battling Swollen Thumb, Better Pitching

Josh Vitters Battling Swollen Thumb, Better Pitching

It wasn’t too long ago that the Chicago Cubs’ positional prospect hopes were pinned to third baseman Josh Vitters, not shortstop Starlin Castro. Vitters, who is in his third full[Read More…]

Ryan Theriot Could Be On the Bench for a While

Ryan Theriot Could Be On the Bench for a While

Mike Fontenot started at second base yesterday in place of incumbent Ryan Theriot, and he hit a couple of hard ones, though he didn’t have much to show for it.[Read More…]

by June 1, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Some Fluff on Ron Santo

Some Fluff on Ron Santo

Ron Santo is a lot of fun to listen to. And the fact that he makes it that much fun despite his personal struggles – and his continued exclusion from[Read More…]

by June 1, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

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