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Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: A Way-Too-Early Short List

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: A Way-Too-Early Short List

This process will take some time to play out, but five names (among others) to know are Byrnes, Cashman, Cherington, Friedman and Hahn.

by August 21, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
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
Series Preview: Cardinals v. Cubs, August 19 – August 21, 2011

Series Preview: Cardinals v. Cubs, August 19 – August 21, 2011

The Cardinals come to Wrigley Field, fading fast in the NL Central. Let’s help them along their way, shall we?

by August 19, 2011 Series Previews
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

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