Archive for 2010


Blackout Cubbetry: Carlos Pena Thanks the Tampa Bay Fans

Blackout Cubbetry: Carlos Pena Thanks the Tampa Bay Fans

by December 23, 2010 Cubs Humor
Another Prospect List: John Sickels Ranks the Cubs’ Top Prospects

Another Prospect List: John Sickels Ranks the Cubs’ Top Prospects

Another day, another Chicago Cubs prospect list – together with the Hot (or Lukewarm) Stove, prospect lists are what makes this time of year excellent for baseball fans. Enough fluff.[Read More…]

by December 22, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Still Going After Matt Garza

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Still Going After Matt Garza

The will-they-won’t-they saga between the Chicago Cubs and Brandon Webb is second only to the will-they-won’t-they saga between the Chicago Cubs and Matt Garza. According to Bruce Levine, the “will[Read More…]

by December 22, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The 2011 Cubs Convention Will Have a Pretty Solid Lineup

The 2011 Cubs Convention Will Have a Pretty Solid Lineup

Some years are leaner than others when it comes to attendance at the annual Cubs Convention – but 2011 is going to feature some big names. Kerry Wood, Carlos Zambrano[Read More…]

by December 22, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Lukewarm Stove: Rangers Close to Landing Brandon Webb

Confirming earlier rumors, the Chicago Cubs no longer look like a solid bet to sign Brandon Webb. Instead, it’s looking increasingly likely that Webb will end up with the Texas[Read More…]

Brandon Webb to Decide Today?

According to a tweet from Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports, Brandon Webb will decide on his team for next year at some point today. The Rangers have been rumored[Read More…]

by December 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Conflicting Reports on Brandon Webb – Cubs Might Lead for Him, Or Might Not Want Him At All

Conflicting Reports on Brandon Webb – Cubs Might Lead for Him, Or Might Not Want Him At All

If you needed any more evidence that the rumor-chasing business is a difficult one, look no further than the Chicago Cubs’ pursuit of free agent starter Brandon Webb. The team[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs “Have to Try” and Add a Starter Like Fausto Carmona

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs “Have to Try” and Add a Starter Like Fausto Carmona

There is no way to sugercoat the Zack Greinke trade and its effect on the NL Central – the Brewers are now formidable, in a division that was already looking[Read More…]

by December 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

WGN Radio Extends Hughes Through 2015

Ron Santo may be gone, but Chicago Cubs fans will continue to hear one half of the duo they’ve come to love on WGN Radio for the past 15 years.[Read More…]

by December 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Lukewarm Stove: Rays Not Eager to Trade Matt Garza

Lukewarm Stove: Rays Not Eager to Trade Matt Garza

Despite there being an ample trade market for his services, the Tampa Bay Rays are not as eager as once thought to move young starter Matt Garza. The Rays have[Read More…]

by December 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Chicago Cubs 2011 Top Prospects – Baseball Prospectus

The Chicago Cubs 2011 Top Prospects – Baseball Prospectus

With all of the Chicago Cubs trade rumors flying around this time of year, it’s a good time to take a look at the prospects whose names fly right around[Read More…]

Uh Oh: Zack Greinke Traded to Brewers

The Chicago Cubs weren’t going to acquire Zack Greinke, but we were hoping no other NL Central team would get him. Unfortunately, the Brewers just did. Former Cy Young Award[Read More…]

Return of Kerry Wood Could Mean Big Things for Andrew Cashner

We’ve already speculated that, with Kerry Wood setting up Carlos Marmol from the right side, Andrew Cashner would get a chance to move from the pen to the rotation (where[Read More…]

by December 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs News