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Archive for January, 2011

Zach Rosscup is the Pitching Prospect in the Matt Garza Deal

The Chicago Cubs and Tampa Bay Rays finalized the Matt Garza deal today, and the mystery pitcher in the deal is young Zach Rosscup, the Rays’ 28th round pick in[Read More…]

Fernando Perez is the Outfielder in the Garza Deal, and at Least He’s Funny

Fernando Perez has, himself, confirmed that he’s being sent to the Chicago Cubs in the Matt Garza deal. The 27-year-old outfielder has not been particularly productive over the last two[Read More…]

by January 8, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Cubs Humor

Report: Cubs Trade Archer, Lee, Guyer, Chirinos for Garza and Prospects

Bruce Levine is reporting that the Chicago Cubs have officially traded for Matt Garza, sending top pitching prospect Chris Archer, top infield prospect Hak-Ju Lee, last year’s positional player of the year Brandon[Read More…]

by January 7, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Neither Mark Grace Nor Rick Sutcliffe Likely to Take Over as Pat Hughes’ Partner

Neither Mark Grace Nor Rick Sutcliffe Likely to Take Over as Pat Hughes’ Partner

The search to join the WGN Radio booth with Pat Hughes for the 2011 season (“replace Ron Santo” just doesn’t sound right) is still on, but a couple names Cubs[Read More…]

by January 7, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
2011 Cubs Convention Schedule

2011 Cubs Convention Schedule

In case you’re headed to the 2011 Cubs Convention, beginning January 14, or in case you’re thinking of going, here’s a top-heavy sampling of what you can expect (aside from[Read More…]

by January 7, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Baseball America Offers a Comprehensive Cubs Prospect Treatment

Baseball America Offers a Comprehensive Cubs Prospect Treatment

In addition to offering a top ten list of Chicago Cubs prospects, Baseball America also offers a comprehensive evaluation of the system, which I would encourage you to read. Among[Read More…]

by January 7, 2011 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
OMGarza: Ok, So Cubs Aren’t Close to a Garza Trade

OMGarza: Ok, So Cubs Aren’t Close to a Garza Trade

So much for yesterday’s Sun Times report that the Chicago Cubs and Rays were close to consummating a trade involving 27-year-old righty Matt Garza (who, yes, has officially reached OMGarza[Read More…]

by January 6, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Brian Schlitter to New York, Kerry Wood to 40-Man

The Chicago Cubs finally, officially cleared a 40-man roster space for newly-signed reliever Kerry Wood by waiving reliever Brian Schlitter, who was picked up by the Yankees. Schlitter, 25, had[Read More…]

by January 6, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions

Report: Chicago Cubs Close to Trading for Matt Garza

Well, this is a turn of events. Gordon Wittenmyer is reporting that the Chicago Cubs are “close” to trading for Matt Garza, as of late last night. He offers no word[Read More…]

by January 5, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Minor Matt Garza Tidbit

Lukewarm Stove: Minor Matt Garza Tidbit

I recognize that this is now bordering on an Obsessive Matt Garza Watch (or is it OMGarza?), but there’s precious little going on right now, and trade rumors are always[Read More…]

by January 4, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Was Randy Wells Actually Better in 2010 Than in 2009?

Was Randy Wells Actually Better in 2010 Than in 2009?

I’m the first to admit I’m not a full-on sabermetrician. That’s not to say I don’t use my fair share of “modern” statistics when actually evaluating players – sure, I[Read More…]

by January 3, 2011 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Lukewarm Stove: Yup, Cubs Still Trying to Get Matt Garza

Lukewarm Stove: Yup, Cubs Still Trying to Get Matt Garza

The year has changed, but the Chicago Cubs’ MO has not: they still want Tampa Bay starter Matt Garza. Whether the Rays’ MO – they intend to try and keep[Read More…]

by January 2, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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