Archive for November, 2010
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Even less likely than Victor Martinez, the Chicago Cubs were once connected with San Francisco Giant Aubrey Huff for their first base opening. The connection shriveled quickly with Huff’s apparent[Read More…]
Once euphimistically referred to as a middle-tier or bargain option for the Chicago Cubs at first base in 2011, catcher/1B/DH Victor Martinez has reportedly signed a 4 year, $50 million[Read More…]
While we wait on a possible Chris Davis trade (which may or may not preclude another first base move), here are a couple first base bits from cubs.com beat reporter Carrie[Read More…]
Today, teams must decide whether to offer their departing free agents salary arbitration. The arbitration process, itself, which would yield a one-year contract for the player, wouldn’t play out until[Read More…]
Starting pitchers are the order of the day, and the Chicago Cubs are considering at least three free agent starters. Because of the relative high cost of first-round draft-pick compensation,[Read More…]
A new feature here at Bleacher Nation, for those of who who don’t hate the Enhanced Box Scores. Don’t say I never tried nothin’ fresh.
Perhaps unsurprising given the tight budgetary concerns, but the Chicago Cubs will not conduct an extensive search for a new pitching coach. Instead, the team will opt to promote from[Read More…]
Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs added pitchers Chris Archer, Kyle Smit and Alberto Cabrera, and outfielder Brandon Guyer to the team’s 40-man roster, which will protect them from the upcoming Rule[Read More…]
He says it’s not a product of the new manager, but either way, Larry Rothschild is gone. Today, the (former) Chicago Cubs’ pitching coach, who had previously exercised an option[Read More…]
Like LeBron James and Chris Bosh before him, free agent starter Javier Vazquez wants to take his talents to Miami. The 34-year-old starter, coming off a down year, has been[Read More…]
From the source who tipped me off to the Chris Davis trade rumor three days before Bruce Levine reported it: The rumor has legs, and the Cubs are strongly considering[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs will be selling ticket packages for the 2011 season on Monday, November 22. So if you can’t wait until the early Spring to be gouged by the[Read More…]
As a reminder, the purpose of the Lukewarm Stove is to bring you all relevant/interesting rumors, no matter how tenuously related to the Cubs or how unlikely. And with that[Read More…]
Well this certainly came out of left field, but Steve Rosenbloom is suggesting that the Chicago Cubs may actually pursue top free agent starter – and sure-to-be-centimillionaire – Cliff Lee.[Read More…]
As expected, the Chicago Cubs are searching far and wide for a new first baseman. The search is taking them outside of the free agent market (and yes, even outside[Read More…]
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