Quantcast

Archive for January, 2011

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Make Sense for Michael Young or Ian Kinsler

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Make Sense for Michael Young or Ian Kinsler

When the Texas Rangers added Adrian Beltre (with a hilariously awful contract, you’ll note) earlier this offseason, rumors began to swirl about incumbent third baseman Michael Young. Would he stay,[Read More...]

by January 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors

A Couple Tidbits on the Braden Looper Contract

Late last week, the Chicago Cubs signed pitcher Braden Looper – who took off the 2010 season, presumably to tour the beaches of Europe and find himself – to a[Read More...]

by January 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
John Grabow Hopes to Be Useful This Year

John Grabow Hopes to Be Useful This Year

It’s no secret or unfair criticism to say that John Grabow was brutal last year. He was able to pitch only intermittently, and when he did, he was as useful[Read More...]

by January 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Color Man Spot Down to Dave Otto and Keith Moreland

Cubs Color Man Spot Down to Dave Otto and Keith Moreland

The race to join Pat Hughes in the radio booth is down to just two, and the final decision is expected before the beginning of Spring Training. WGN general manager[Read More...]

by January 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Looks Like Some Players Are Getting New Cubs License Plates

Looks Like Some Players Are Getting New Cubs License Plates

With the announcement that the State of Illinois would be offering Chicago Cubs license plates, a number of diehard Cubs fans will finally be able to show off their fandom[Read More...]

by January 30, 2011 Cubs Humor

More Scouting Info on the Cubs’ Two Recent Cuban Signees

Baseball America has a bit more information on the two newest members of the Chicago Cubs’ farm system (pending visa issues), Ruby Silva and Yaniel Cabeza. Silva, a 21-year-old lefthanded[Read More...]

With Augie Ojeda in Tow, the Chicago Cubs Spring Invitee List is the Tops

With Augie Ojeda in Tow, the Chicago Cubs Spring Invitee List is the Tops

I defy you to find a more hilariously nostalgic Spring Training non-roster invitation list than that of the Chicago Cubs. Yesterday, the Cubs added light-hitting, heavy-gloving former Cub Augie Ojeda[Read More...]

Cubs Sign Two Cuban Prospects

New Chicago Cubs’ owner Tom Ricketts appears to be making good on his promise to spend, in other areas, what he doesn’t spend on the Major League roster. To wit,[Read More...]

Cubs Sign Braden Looper

Another day, another minor league deal and Spring Training invite. This to former Chicago Cub rumor target, pitcher Braden Looper. You may recall that the Cubs expressed some interest in[Read More...]

by January 27, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Ryne Sandberg is Happy to Be in the Phillies’ Organization

Ryne Sandberg is Happy to Be in the Phillies’ Organization

When Ryne Sandberg was passed over for the Chicago Cubs’ open managerial job in favor of the more tenured – but less famous and less adored by Cubs fans –[Read More...]

by January 27, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Comparing Top Cubs Pitching Prospect Trey McNutt to Former Top Prospect Chris Archer

Comparing Top Cubs Pitching Prospect Trey McNutt to Former Top Prospect Chris Archer

When the Chicago Cubs traded, among others, top pitching prospect Chris Archer to the Tampa Bay Rays in the Matt Garza deal, a number of dedicated prospect fans were disappointed.[Read More...]

by January 27, 2011 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Brett Jackson is – Still – a Top Prospect

Brett Jackson is – Still – a Top Prospect

Another day, another rankings accolade for the Chicago Cubs’ top prospect, outfielder Brett Jackson. He’s been ranked among the top 50 prospects in baseball. Jackson’s ability was recognized on MLB.com’s[Read More...]

Bleacher Nation Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Bleacher Nation is a private media site, and it is not affiliated in any way with Major League Baseball or the Chicago Cubs. Neither MLB nor the Chicago Cubs have endorsed, supported, directed, or participated in the creation of the content at this site, or in the creation of the site itself. It's just a media site that happens to cover the Chicago Cubs.

Bleacher Nation is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Google+