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Kerry Wood Wants to Pitch for the Cubs Next Year and Other Bullets

Kerry Wood Wants to Pitch for the Cubs Next Year and Other Bullets

Would he give the Cubs another salary break, though? Bud Selig is a big fan of Tom Ricketts and Wrigley Field, one writer says Ozzie Guillen could switch sides, and the Cubs’ farm system is middle-of-the-pack.

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch Rumor: Colletti Getting Look Because He Might Bring Sandberg in as Manager

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch Rumor: Colletti Getting Look Because He Might Bring Sandberg in as Manager

Tom Ricketts has already started gathering intelligence on Colletti, and one attraction is the likelihood that he’d bring Ryne Sandberg into the fold. Seriously?

by August 25, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Pull Carlos Pena Back Off Waivers

Cubs Pull Carlos Pena Back Off Waivers

The Yankees claimed Pena, but the Cubs couldn’t (or wouldn’t) work out a trade.

by August 25, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Braves 2, Cubs 3 – August 24, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Braves 2, Cubs 3 – August 24, 2011

The Cubs have actually had a good record in one-run games this year. Go figure.

by August 24, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Rumor: Cubs Considering Waiver Claim on Gavin Floyd

Rumor: Cubs Considering Waiver Claim on Gavin Floyd

Phil Rogers says the Cubs are considering claiming Floyd in what would be the first step of putting together a multi-player trade.

by August 24, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Report: Carlos Pena Has Been Claimed on Waivers (UPDATE – Claimed by Yankees)

Report: Carlos Pena Has Been Claimed on Waivers (UPDATE – Claimed by Yankees)

Clearly Pena’s contract situation isn’t as simple as has been reported. UPDATE: Ken Rosenthal explains a bit more about Pena’s contract, and it’s the Yankees doing the claiming.

by August 24, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
On the Close of the Jim Hendry Era: Losing a Friend, Gaining a GM

On the Close of the Jim Hendry Era: Losing a Friend, Gaining a GM

And so ends the Jim Hendry era. My (long) thoughts on the man who leaves and the man who stays.

by August 24, 2011 Analysis and Commentary
Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Andrew Friedman Has Left the Building?

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Andrew Friedman Has Left the Building?

At least one Tampa Bay beat writer says Friedman isn’t leaving the Rays.

by August 24, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
God’s Wrath Watch: Andrew Cashner Has Successful Rehab Outing

God’s Wrath Watch: Andrew Cashner Has Successful Rehab Outing

Starting for AA Tennessee last night, Cashner looked and felt good.

by August 24, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
One Year of Quade Has Brought Plenty of “Incidents” and Other Bullets

One Year of Quade Has Brought Plenty of “Incidents” and Other Bullets

It’s been a long year in the Cubs’ dugout. Aramis Ramirez says ESPN blew up the Starlin Castro thing, Tim Wilken clearly wants to stay, someone is defending Crane Kenney, and Gioskar Amaya is a big-time Cubs prospect.

by August 24, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Braves 5, Cubs 4 – August 23, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Braves 5, Cubs 4 – August 23, 2011

The Braves got just enough off of Casey Coleman.

by August 23, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: A Rick Hahn Rumor Roundup

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: A Rick Hahn Rumor Roundup

White Sox Assistant GM Rick Hahn is a favorite among the Chicago media for the Cubs’ open GM job.

by August 23, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Greg Maddux May Depart the Cubs Organization – Again, Again

Greg Maddux May Depart the Cubs Organization – Again, Again

With Jim Hendry out the door, how does special assistant Greg Maddux figure into the Cubs’ plans? Does Maddux even want to stay?

by August 23, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Is Ned Colletti Really a Candidate?

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Is Ned Colletti Really a Candidate?

The Dodgers’ GM’s name keeps popping up, but would the Cubs really consider Colletti to replace Jim Hendry?

by August 23, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Why Does Everyone Hate Cubs’ President Crane Kenney and Other Bullets

Why Does Everyone Hate Cubs’ President Crane Kenney and Other Bullets

Some possible reasons for the Kenney hate, Mike Quade benches Starlin Castro, who apologizes, and Ryne Sandberg might be the next manager of the Cubs.

by August 23, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Braves 3, Cubs 0 – August 22, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Braves 3, Cubs 0 – August 22, 2011

Ok, so maybe firing Jim Hendry didn’t have a magical, irrational impact on the team’s performance.

by August 22, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores

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