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Archive for October, 2010

If You Are a Cub, and a Catcher, You Like Marijuana

According to multiple reports, Chicago Cubs bullpen catcher Corey Miller was picked up for possession of pot (8.4 pounds of it, to be exact) earlier in the week. He’s, yes,[Read More…]

by October 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

More Roster Management: Cubs Drop Adduci from 40-man, Add Chirinos

Today the Chicago Cubs outrighted outfielder James Adduci to AAA Iowa, removing him from the team’s 40-man roster. In his place, the team added catcher Robinson Chirinos. Adduci, 25, didn’t[Read More…]

Adrian Gonzalez Likely to be Traded, Could be to Chicago Cubs

Adrian Gonzalez Likely to be Traded, Could be to Chicago Cubs

After the San Diego Padres played surprisingly well half-way into 2010, the team’s plans to sell off every viable piece was scrapped. That meant the Padres were hanging onto bargain-priced[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Good News, Adam Dunn is a Type A Free Agent

Good News, Adam Dunn is a Type A Free Agent

That good news comes with an asterisk, I suppose – it’s good news if you actually want the Cubs to sign Adam Dunn. Adam Dunn has been designated a Type[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Kerry Wood is a Possibility

Lukewarm Stove: Kerry Wood is a Possibility

Just a day after the New York Yankees declined their 2011 option on pitcher Kerry Wood, a “source” now indicates that the Chicago Cubs would welcome Wood back if the[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs Prospect Josh Vitters Still Wants to Play Third

Chicago Cubs Prospect Josh Vitters Still Wants to Play Third

It’s a Chicago Cubs prospect-y kind of day, I guess. Third baseman Josh Vitters, the Cubs’ number 1 pick (third overall) in 2007, has been playing some first base this[Read More…]

If You’re Ready to Start Thinking About 2011, Cubs Convention Tickets On Sale Nov. 3

If You’re Ready to Start Thinking About 2011, Cubs Convention Tickets On Sale Nov. 3

Far be it from me to drag you out of your grousing about the crapbox that was the 2010 Chicago Cubs’ season. However, if you’re ready to start thinking about[Read More…]

by October 28, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs Prospect Brett Jackson Feeling Better

Chicago Cubs Prospect Brett Jackson Feeling Better

Depending on how closely you follow Chicago Cubs prospects, you may have noticed that outfielder Brett Jackson stopped playing baseball a couple weeks ago when he and fellow prospect Chris[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Kosuke Fukudome Likely to be Traded

Lukewarm Stove: Kosuke Fukudome Likely to be Traded

Chicago Cubs outfielder Kosuke Fukudome is set to make $13.5 million this season in the last year of the improvident deal he signed three years ago upon coming to the[Read More…]

by October 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Get Ready to Puke: Ryne Sandberg Could Join the White Sox

Get Ready to Puke: Ryne Sandberg Could Join the White Sox

As I’ve said repeatedly, when Ryne Sandberg was passed over for the managerial job, his fate with the Chicago Cubs organization was sealed – that is to say, he wasn’t[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Clear Another Spot on the 40-Man Roster

Chicago Cubs Clear Another Spot on the 40-Man Roster

As the offseason approaches, the Chicago Cubs will have to clear some space on the 40-man roster if they intend to add to the team (or at least, intend to[Read More…]

by October 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Lukewarm Stove: A Couple Bullpen Bits

Lukewarm Stove: A Couple Bullpen Bits

Chicago Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat took to her mailbox recently, and offered up, among other things, a couple interesting pieces of information regarding the 2011 Cubs’ bullpen. Specifically, she[Read More…]

by October 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Set Your DVRs – Chicago Cubs on ‘Undercover Boss’ on November 7

Set Your DVRs – Chicago Cubs on ‘Undercover Boss’ on November 7

If you like tedious, melodramatic reality programs about richies interacting with the common folk, get ready to combine two of your passions: the Chicago Cubs are going to be on[Read More…]

by October 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Alan Trammell is Gone

Alan Trammell is Gone

It was a near certainty a couple weeks ago, so it’s no surprise: Alan Trammell is heading West to serve as a bench coach on Kirk Gibson’s Diamondbacks club. The[Read More…]

by October 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The Cublogoverse is Ranking Cubs Prospects

The Cublogoverse is Ranking Cubs Prospects

It’s that time of year: prospect rankings are starting to trickle out. And The Cub Reporter is offering up its own version, one of the first of the Chicago Cubs’[Read More…]

by October 25, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Ryne Sandberg Getting Nibbles from Other Organizations

As I mentioned earlier this week, despite lip-service entreaties from the Chicago Cubs, Ryne Sandberg is a mortal lock to leave the organization. Where he will end up is still[Read More…]

by October 24, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

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