August 2011

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Report: Wrigley Field Likely to Get the All-Star Game … in 2016

Report: Wrigley Field Likely to Get the All-Star Game … in 2016

The expectation is that, while the renovations will not be complete by 2014, they will be done by 2016.

Series Preview: Cubs v. Brewers, August 26 – August 28, 2011

Series Preview: Cubs v. Brewers, August 26 – August 28, 2011

The Cubs take the short drive north to take on the absurdly hot Brewers in Milwaukee.

Bleacher Nation Prospect Rankings – Post-Draft 2011

Bleacher Nation Prospect Rankings – Post-Draft 2011

A top ten list of the best Chicago Cubs prospects following the draft signing period.

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Is Dan Evans a Candidate?

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Is Dan Evans a Candidate?

If you don’t remember who Dan Evans is, you’re not alone.

I’m Ready to Talk About Bryan LaHair and Other Bullets

I’m Ready to Talk About Bryan LaHair and Other Bullets

The 28-year-old non-prospect is so thoroughly destroying AAA that it’s too hard to ignore. Matt Garza is unlucky, Mike Quade doesn’t understand waivers, Jim Hendry is getting the boot again, and Alfonso Soriano loves fastballs.

Enhanced Box Score: Braves 8, Cubs 3 – August 25, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Braves 8, Cubs 3 – August 25, 2011

The Hendryless Pixie Dust has worn off.

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Cashman, Friedman, Beane, Hahn, Byrnes, Ng, Levine, and Other Bullets

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Cashman, Friedman, Beane, Hahn, Byrnes, Ng, Levine, and Other Bullets

An almost insurmountable pile of Chicago Cubs general manager news and rumors. Dig in.

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Theo Epstein’s Name Keeps Popping Up

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Theo Epstein’s Name Keeps Popping Up

The Boston Red Sox GM is unlikely to come to the Cubs, but it’s no longer as far-fetched as it once seemed.