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Archive for July, 2010

Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot Have Been Traded to the Dodgers

Per multiple reports, the Chicago Cubs have traded pitcher Ted Lilly and second baseman Ryan Theriot to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Part of the return is expected to be second[Read More…]

by July 31, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot Are Almost Gone

Multiple reports indicate that the Chicago Cubs are close to sending Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot to the Dodgers for Blake DeWitt and prospect(s). It looks like it’s going to[Read More…]

by July 31, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Theriot May Be Key to Lilly Trade

It sounds like the Dodgers are reluctant to trade for Ted Lilly (or at least are reluctant to pay any of his salary) unless Ryan Theriot is in the deal.[Read More…]

by July 31, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Mini Lilly Update: Mets Want Cubs to Pay ALL of Ted Lilly’s Salary

From a scan of the Internets, it appears that the hangup in the Ted Lilly to the Dodgers deal isn’t just money – it’s that the Dodgers want the Cubs[Read More…]

by July 31, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Wow: Mets Offered Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo to Cubs for Carlos Zambrano

I’m not at all surprised that the Cubs said no, but it’s interesting to hear that there has actually been some action on Carlos Zambrano this week. Zambrano recently said he’d[Read More…]

by July 31, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Ryan Theriot Believes He’ll Be Traded Today

Lukewarm Stove: Ryan Theriot Believes He’ll Be Traded Today

Chicago Cubs second baseman Ryan Theriot told his friends yesterday that he expected to be traded by the Cubs today, according to Gordon Wittenmyer. Theriot, who is making $2.6 million this[Read More…]

by July 31, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Rockies 17 – July 30, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Rockies 17 – July 30, 2010

So. Yes. Well. Is there some sort of deadline today?

by July 31, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Trade Deadline Day Morning Update

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Trade Deadline Day Morning Update

Sorry to be the one to tell you, as you’re waking up this Saturday morning, but the Chicago Cubs have yet to make a move. Ted Lilly, Ryan Theriot, Xavier[Read More…]

by July 31, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Dodgers Still Want Lilly Plus Another Player, But Want Cash As Well

A small Ted Lilly update this afternoon (we are obsessive, after all): The Dodgers are still looking hard at acquiring Ted Lilly, and would like to get a positional player[Read More…]

by July 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

We Hardly Liked Ye: Cubs Release Bob Howry

Carlos Zambrano has officially come back to the Cubs, and because the team hasn’t traded Ted Lilly yet (the clock is ticking, Jim), they had to make a corresponding roster[Read More…]

Series Preview: Cubs v. Rockies, July 30 – August 1, 2010

Series Preview: Cubs v. Rockies, July 30 – August 1, 2010

The Chicago Cubs head out to Denver to take on a team nearly as disappointing (recently) as the Cubs, the Colorado Rockies. At least it’s really pretty out there. Shrug.[Read More…]

by July 30, 2010 Series Previews
Hak-Ju Lee Will Not Be Promoted This Year

Hak-Ju Lee Will Not Be Promoted This Year

The Chicago Cubs have a long track record of in season promotions for their better prospects. The team’s philosophy appears to be something like: allow the kid to find some[Read More…]

by July 30, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Lukewarm Stove: Dodgers Want Ted Lilly AND Ryan Theriot

Lukewarm Stove: Dodgers Want Ted Lilly AND Ryan Theriot

With trade partners dwindling, the Chicago Cubs might be able to package two of their movable parts together in one deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers are talking[Read More…]

by July 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
You Aren’t As Interested in the Chicago Cubs This Year

You Aren’t As Interested in the Chicago Cubs This Year

It should come as no surprise that, as the Chicago Cubs become less competitive, interest in them wanes. I see that experientially here, and we all notice it in conversations with[Read More…]

by July 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Whither Mets and Twins?

Soon after the Philadelphia Phillies bowed out of the Ted Lilly acquisition dance, it appears that the New York Mets and Minnesota Twins may also be heading home alone. The[Read More…]

by July 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Will the Angels Enter the Fray?

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Will the Angels Enter the Fray?

When the Los Angeles Angels acquired Dan Haren from the Diamondbacks, most assumed their pursuit of a starting pitcher was at an end. And they almost certainly would have been[Read More…]

by July 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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