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Lukewarm Stove: So Maybe Derrek Lee Wouldn’t Waive His No-Trade Clause

Lukewarm Stove: So Maybe Derrek Lee Wouldn’t Waive His No-Trade Clause

Late last week, Fox Sports reported that Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee – a free agent at the end of this year, and speculated trade candidate – would waive[Read More…]

by July 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 4, Cubs 1 – July 17, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 4, Cubs 1 – July 17, 2010

Ah, there are the 2010 Cubs we’ve come to know and loathe. Great starting pitching, absolutely no offense, and the bullpen blows it. I’d almost missed them.

by July 18, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Mets Are the Expected Target, But Are They Really?

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Mets Are the Expected Target, But Are They Really?

We’ve reached that point folks. Rumors surrounding a potential deal for Chicago Cubs started Ted Lilly are such that I, like you, am obsessed. Thus, it’s the first Obsessive Trade[Read More…]

by July 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 3, Cubs 4 – July 16, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 3, Cubs 4 – July 16, 2010

Hilarious fact (if you’re not Ted Lilly or a Cubs fan): the three runs of support that Ted Lilly received while he was in the game today was the most[Read More…]

by July 16, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Lukewarm Stove: White Sox Join Mets in Interest in Ted Lilly

Lukewarm Stove: White Sox Join Mets in Interest in Ted Lilly

Add the Chicago White Sox to the list of teams potentially interested in Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Ted Lilly, should the Cubs decide to sell. Sources say the Sox have[Read More…]

by July 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 6, Cubs 12 – July 15, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 6, Cubs 12 – July 15, 2010

So begins a stretch with just enough offense and just enough pitching for the Chicago Cubs to put together just enough wins to keep them from selling at the trade[Read More…]

by July 16, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores

Zambranogate: Carlos Has No More Anger, is Throwing in Arizona

Chicago Cubs pitcher/teen heart-throb Carlos Zambrano has (successfully?) completed anger management therapy. I guess he’s not angry anymore – the anger sharks are no longer swimming. Far more importantly, he’s[Read More…]

by July 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Series Preview: Phillies v. Cubs, July 15 – July 18, 2010

Series Preview: Phillies v. Cubs, July 15 – July 18, 2010

It’s series preview time again as the second half begins, and the Chicago Cubs are set to DOMINATE! Ha. Snap. But seriously, the Cubs welcome the Philadelphia Phillies to Wrigley[Read More…]

by July 15, 2010 Series Previews
Lukewarm Stove: Derrek Lee Would Accept a Trade to the Los Angeles Angels

Lukewarm Stove: Derrek Lee Would Accept a Trade to the Los Angeles Angels

Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee is a free agent after this year and it’s no secret that, if possible, the Cubs would like to move him. One potential hurdle?[Read More…]

by July 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
So, Joey Votto’s Kind of a Douche

So, Joey Votto’s Kind of a Douche

Marlon Byrd was the unsung (well, he was a little sung) hero of Tuesday’s National League All-Star Game win. He battled in a long 7th inning at bat, which led[Read More…]

by July 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Would Joe Girardi Leave the Yankees to Manage the Cubs?

Would Joe Girardi Leave the Yankees to Manage the Cubs?

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella’s contract is up at the end of this year, and while he gets all the support in the world from Jim Hendry and Tom Ricketts,[Read More…]

by July 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Zambranogate: When Will Carlos Return?

Zambranogate: When Will Carlos Return?

Carlos Zambrano remains on the restricted list, suspended by the Chicago Cubs, and theoretically out until he completes anger management counseling. But when will that be? And even if he[Read More…]

by July 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Marisa Miller, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Us?

Marisa Miller, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Us?

Marisa Miller is not only a super hot model, but she’s also a baseball fan. And according to our Series She-Views, she’s a fan of the Chicago Cubs (basis for[Read More…]

by July 13, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Tom Ricketts Gives Jim Hendry a Vote of Confidence – Sort of

Tom Ricketts Gives Jim Hendry a Vote of Confidence – Sort of

The Chicago Cubs stand a miserable 39-50 at the pseudo midpoint of the season with almost no┬ámathematical┬áchance of making the playoffs. Their payroll – more than $146 million – is[Read More…]

by July 13, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Just How Bad Has the Cubs’ Offense Been?

Thanks to Carrie Muskat for collecting the following numbers: Atlanta: 40-12 San Diego: 42-5 NY Yankees: 44-2 Cubs: 26-19 Tampa Bay: 35-10 St. Louis: 33-11 San Francisco: 31-12 Seattle: 30-13[Read More…]

by July 12, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Lukewarm Stove: Rockies Looking at Ryan Theriot?

Lukewarm Stove: Rockies Looking at Ryan Theriot?

The Chicago Cubs, even if they weren’t sellers, would probably be looking to move an infielder. They’ve got three guys rotating at second base – Ryan Theriot, Mike Fontenot, and[Read More…]

by July 12, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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