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The Media is Dumping on Crane Kenney and Other Bullets

The Media is Dumping on Crane Kenney and Other Bullets

The media paints Kenney as a villain, Jim Hendry paints ownership change as the villain, MLB (the villain) is planning to add a one-game playoff, and Randy Wells’ twitter account was hacked by a villain who called bloggers the villain.

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 0, Cubs 3 – August 20, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 0, Cubs 3 – August 20, 2011

A series win over the Cardinals always tastes sweet, no matter the circumstances.

by August 20, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
The Jim Hendry Firing: In Their Words

The Jim Hendry Firing: In Their Words

Tom Ricketts, Mike Quade, and Cubs’ players on now-departed GM, Jim Hendry. Today is the day to let them remember Jim fondly.

by August 20, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Quade Probably Goes, Crane Kenney and Tim Wilken Probably Stay, and Other Bullets

Mike Quade Probably Goes, Crane Kenney and Tim Wilken Probably Stay, and Other Bullets

With Jim Hendry out as Cubs’ GM, Mike Quade is probably gone after the season. President Crane Kenney and Scouting Director Tim Wilken will probably stay. Watch the Hendry and Ricketts press conferences. Also, Lance Berkman is a douche.

by August 20, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 4, Cubs 5 – August 19, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 4, Cubs 5 – August 19, 2011

The Cubs won one for the Gipper, it seems.

by August 19, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores

Jim Hendry Out (UPDATES APLENTY)

It’s official: the Cubs will haves new GM in 2012. And there was much rejoicing.

by August 19, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
The Carlos Zambrano Story Makes the Chicago Media a Little Testy

The Carlos Zambrano Story Makes the Chicago Media a Little Testy

Even on his way out the door, Carlos Zambrano has the ability to set the Chicago media off.

by August 19, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Confirmation of Tom Ricketts’ “Announcement”? And Other Bullets

Confirmation of Tom Ricketts’ “Announcement”? And Other Bullets

But what exactly will the Cubs’ owner say? The local press is now suggesting a Jim Hendry return, ditto Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena, the Players’ Association is grievancing at the Cubs, and the Cubs have signed another international prospect.

Photos of Photos of Wrigley Field

Photos of Photos of Wrigley Field

Some Cubs-related visual candy. Pretty awesome, if you ask me.

by August 19, 2011 Cublogoverse
Report: Mayor’s Office on Board with Public Funding for Wrigley Field

Report: Mayor’s Office on Board with Public Funding for Wrigley Field

Source says Tom Ricketts has been meeting with Mayor Emanuel and other government officials over the past few weeks.

by August 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Complete 2011 Chicago Cubs Draft Roundup

Complete 2011 Chicago Cubs Draft Roundup

Everyone’s signing status, bonus amounts, who was overslot, and analysis of the Chicago Cubs’ 2011 draft. Yup – it’s long. But, given the state of the Cubs, it should put a smile on your face.

Report: Jim Hendry’s Job is “At Risk”

Report: Jim Hendry’s Job is “At Risk”

Finally, a national writer provides a source for what should have been obvious for months: Chicago Cubs GM Jim Hendry probably won’t return in that role next year.

by August 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Zambrano Watch: Dempster Might Not Welcome Carlos, Other Teams Might

Obsessive Zambrano Watch: Dempster Might Not Welcome Carlos, Other Teams Might

Ryan Dempster says he doesn’t know if he’d welcome Z back, but there may be other teams out there interested in picking him up. Sammy Sosa says Z should be careful about retiring, and a reader shares his thoughts.

by August 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Quade Finally Acknowledges Concern About Carlos Marmol (Kind of) and Other Bullets

Mike Quade Finally Acknowledges Concern About Carlos Marmol (Kind of) and Other Bullets

Marmol’s velocity remains a big problem, but Mike Quade seems to be avoiding the issue. Data on Marmol’s velocity issues, Tyler Colvin’s batting order preference, and prospect Josh Vitters is heating up.

by August 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Astros 4 – August 17, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Astros 4 – August 17, 2011

First series loss in the last five, but at least it was to the best team in the league.

by August 17, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
*Screeching Tire Sound*: Carlos Zambrano Might Be “At Least a Couple Years Older” Than We Think?

*Screeching Tire Sound*: Carlos Zambrano Might Be “At Least a Couple Years Older” Than We Think?

His career trajectory would support such a theory, but this is the first I’ve heard of it.

by August 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Rumor: Reed Johnson and Kerry Wood Claimed on Waivers, Carlos Pena Not Placed on Waivers Yet

Rumor: Reed Johnson and Kerry Wood Claimed on Waivers, Carlos Pena Not Placed on Waivers Yet

That Johnson and Wood were placed on waivers and claimed is not a huge surprise, but why in the world hasn’t Pena been placed on waivers?

by August 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Zambrano Watch: How the Cubs Could Dump Carlos

Obsessive Zambrano Watch: How the Cubs Could Dump Carlos

Theories are flying about how the Cubs might rid themselves of Carlos Zambrano short of outright releasing him.

by August 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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