July 2010

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Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot Are Almost Gone

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 happen sooner or later (well, I guess sooner, given that there are but a few hours left before the deadline). We’ll keep you updated, and […]

Theriot May Be Key to Lilly Trade

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. Why they have such a hard on for Theriot is unclear to anyone who has, you know, watched him play. The ball appears to be […]

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

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 to pay all of Lilly’s salary in order to net a good prospect (word is that the prospect is catcher Josh Thole). Otherwise, the two […]

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? Tweet

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 Nady et al are still Cubs. That is, of course, not in and of itself a bad thing – but if there are deals to […]