Archive for October, 2010


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

Josh Vitters Hoping to Get Back on Track in AFL

When the Chicago Cubs made high schooler Josh Vitters the third overall pick in the 2007 draft, there was no doubt that they’d made the right choice. Vitters had the[Read More…]

by October 23, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Lukewarm Stove: Agent Predicts Adam Dunn’s Contract

Lukewarm Stove: Agent Predicts Adam Dunn’s Contract

Small Adam Dunn update here, but it’s an important one. We’ve got our first data point on what Dunn’s contract could look like: 3 years, $40 million. That’s the guess[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Chicago Cubs 2010 Draft Was Probably OK

The Chicago Cubs 2010 Draft Was Probably OK

Baseball America’s Jim Callis recently held a chat to wrap up the regular season and head into the Fall and Winter Ball seasons. He didn’t speak a whole lot about[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Lukewarm Stove: Random Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Random Chicago Cubs Rumors

The Yankees trail the Rangers 3-2 in the ALCS, and the Phillies trail the Giants 3-1 in the NLCS. And there was much rejoicing. That means the World Series is[Read More…]

by October 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Ryne Sandberg Welcome to Return to Iowa, Possible for Cubs’ Bench – But Neither Will Happen

Ryne Sandberg Welcome to Return to Iowa, Possible for Cubs’ Bench – But Neither Will Happen

When Jim Hendry announced the Mike Quade had been selected as the next Chicago Cubs’ manager, he was necessarily ruling out AAA Iowa manager, and Cubs Hall of Famer, Ryne[Read More…]

In the End, the Chicago Cubs Did Right by Ryne Sandberg

It wasn’t an easy call yesterday for Jim Hendry. The Chicago Cubs’ General Manager had made his decision, and his gut told him that the next manager for the team[Read More…]

by October 20, 2010 Analysis and Commentary

As Expected, Cubs Players Happy to See Mike Quade Named Manager

As Expected, Cubs Players Happy to See Mike Quade Named Manager

Chicago Cubs players spoke out yesterday, expressing excitement over the selection of interim manager Mike Quade to be the team’s manager in 2011. Quade was given a two-year deal, with[Read More…]

by October 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Obsessive New Manager Watch: It’s Mike Quade

According to multiple reports, today the Chicago Cubs removed the “interim” tag from Mike Quade’s title, and will name him their new manager. We’ll have more details later, but suffice[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Lukewarm Stove: Nationals Unlikely to Re-Sign Adam Dunn, But Nationals Might Be Happy About It

Lukewarm Stove: Nationals Unlikely to Re-Sign Adam Dunn, But Nationals Might Be Happy About It

Most of what you read about impending free agent Adam Dunn from the Washington Nationals’ side is that the team is eager to re-sign the hulking slugger, but might not[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Cliff Lee Likely Out of Cubs’ Price Range

Lukewarm Stove: Cliff Lee Likely Out of Cubs’ Price Range

Cliff Lee looked – as he often does – mighty awesome last night, mowing down the New York Yankees in the ALCS. If his impending free agent price tag could[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors