2011

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New Year’s Eve Doesn’t Scuttle the Rumor Mill and Other Bullets

New Year’s Eve Doesn’t Scuttle the Rumor Mill and Other Bullets

Matt Garza rumors continue, Anthony Rizzo remains a target, more details on Albert Pujols’ contract, the Nationals might be targeting Prince Fielder, and it’s been a long, good year at BN.

Chicago Cubs Sign Two Cuban Prospects: Yasiel Balaguert and Carlos Martinez

Chicago Cubs Sign Two Cuban Prospects: Yasiel Balaguert and Carlos Martinez

They aren’t the Cubans you’ve been hearing about, but they could be legitimate prospects.

Obsessive Prince Fielder Watch: Scott Boras is Working Hard

Obsessive Prince Fielder Watch: Scott Boras is Working Hard

From the sound of things, Boras and his client are not getting the offers they expected.

2011 Minor League Superlatives for Chicago Cubs Prospects

2011 Minor League Superlatives for Chicago Cubs Prospects

A handful of Chicago Cubs prospects collect some imaginary hardware.

It Turns Out It Was the Time for Bold Changes and Other Bullets

It Turns Out It Was the Time for Bold Changes and Other Bullets

Notable quotes from the year has a startling omission. Jed Hoyer is a daddy, Bryan LaHair is VWL pitching’s daddy, Albert Pujols is the Angels’ daddy, and a little girl doesn’t much like her daddy.

Blackout Cubbetry: Ryan Braun’s Relationship

Blackout Cubbetry: Ryan Braun’s Relationship

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers supports his close friend, Ryan Braun.

Lukewarm Stove: Byrd, Lidge, Garza, Jackson, Wood, Marmol, Callaspo Marshall

Lukewarm Stove: Byrd, Lidge, Garza, Jackson, Wood, Marmol, Callaspo Marshall

It turns out there’s still plenty to discuss on the Lukewarm Stove, include bits on Marlon Byrd, Kerry Wood, Carlos Marmol, Brad Lidge, Edwin Jackson, and much more.

Is Matt Garza Going to Be Traded Today?

Is Matt Garza Going to Be Traded Today?

There’s a great deal of smoke surrounding these Matt Garza trade talks, but with so many teams still involved, and the stakes so high for both sides in a trade, anything could happen.