Archive for December, 2010


You Can Cross Adam Dunn Off the List

Granted, the Cubs crossed him off weeks ago, but his name kept popping up in connection with the team. Nevertheless, they never made an offer, and today, Dunn signed a[Read More…]

by December 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Lukewarm Stove: Rockies Aggressively Pursuing Lance Berkman

Lukewarm Stove: Rockies Aggressively Pursuing Lance Berkman

Free agent Lance Berkman has said as many as eight teams are pursuing him this winter, one of whom is the Chicago Cubs, who need a first baseman. None have[Read More…]


Cubs Expected to Tender Contracts to All Arbitration Eligibles – Yes, Including Koyie Hill

Cubs Expected to Tender Contracts to All Arbitration Eligibles – Yes, Including Koyie Hill

Today is the deadline for teams to tender contracts to their arbitration eligible players (generally, those players with three to five years’ of service time). The Chicago Cubs have six[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Lance Berkman Will Cost $7 Million, Adam Dunn Wants $60 Million

Lukewarm Stove: Lance Berkman Will Cost $7 Million, Adam Dunn Wants $60 Million

A couple of free agent first baseman – Adam Dunn and Lance Berkman have dollar figure expectations trickling out, and they aren’t out of line with what you’d expect them[Read More…]

Starlin Castro is Doing Some Defensive After-School Studying

Starlin Castro is Doing Some Defensive After-School Studying

By almost all measures, Starlin Castro’s rookie season was a success. He hit well enough for shortstop, he ran the bases adequately, and he provided a spark (back when providing[Read More…]

by December 1, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Lukewarm Stove: A Couple Bullpen Bits

Lukewarm Stove: A Couple Bullpen Bits

The Chicago Cubs continue to look as possible relievers to add to the mix for 2011. You can add Jesse Crain to the list of guys the Cubs are considering.[Read More…]