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Chicago Cubs Decline 2012 Option on Jeff Samardzija, But He’ll Stay with the Cubs

Chicago Cubs Decline 2012 Option on Jeff Samardzija, But He’ll Stay with the Cubs

The move will save the Cubs a little green for 2012.

by October 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Lukewarm Stove: Alfonso Soriano for Vernon Wells? Pass

Lukewarm Stove: Alfonso Soriano for Vernon Wells? Pass

The Cubs may have to explore a bad contract swap if they want to move Alfonso Soriano this Winter, but would the Angels’ Vernon Wells be a desirable – or even fair – return?

by October 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Report: Mike Quade Has Met With Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, Fate to Be Decided This Week

Report: Mike Quade Has Met With Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, Fate to Be Decided This Week

Quade will meet for a second time with Cubs brass this week, and will be informed of his future (or non-future) with the team.

by October 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Breaking: Tony LaRussa is Retiring

Breaking: Tony LaRussa is Retiring

After winning the World Series, LaRussa is going out on top. I hated typing that.

by October 31, 2011 MLB News and Rumors
Many Chicago Cubs Are Free Agents and Other Bullets

Many Chicago Cubs Are Free Agents and Other Bullets

Kerry Wood and Carlos Pena, among others, are officially free agents. The Cubs could get in on CC Sabathia, Buster Olney doesn’t expect much compensation to the Sawx, and Carlos Zambrano is being scouted.

by October 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs Pick Up Aramis Ramirez’s 2012 Option, Ramirez Opts to Become Free Agent

Chicago Cubs Pick Up Aramis Ramirez’s 2012 Option, Ramirez Opts to Become Free Agent

Ramirez is unlikely to return to the Cubs in 2012, and may have played his last game as a Cub.

by October 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Saying Goodbye to the Old Scoreboard? and Other Bullets (UPDATE)

Saying Goodbye to the Old Scoreboard? and Other Bullets (UPDATE)

New blood may want the revenue associated with a center field jumbotron. Ryan Dempster is a leader, the Cubs are targeting another front office hire, sabermetrics and the Cubs, the Tax Man is a-callin’, and Josh Vitters is a-tryin’.

Ryan Dempster Exercises 2012 Option for $14 Million

Ryan Dempster Exercises 2012 Option for $14 Million

Dempster will return to the Cubs in 2012 for a cool $14 million.

by October 29, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Bud Selig Expects to Decide Theo Epstein Compensation and Other Bullets

Bud Selig Expects to Decide Theo Epstein Compensation and Other Bullets

The Commissioner doesn’t think the Red Sox and Cubs can come to an agreement by Tuesday. The third base market sucks, Bryan LaHair has high hopes, Matt Szczur is nice, and ‘The Wall’ at Wrigley Field.

The White Sox Probably Aren’t Helping the Cubs Renovate Wrigley Field

The White Sox Probably Aren’t Helping the Cubs Renovate Wrigley Field

The State fully-funded the construction of a multimillion-dollar restaurant at U.S. Cellular Field, but an agreement provides that the White Sox don’t have to share any of the profits with the State.

by October 28, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
About Randy Bush and Tim Wilken

About Randy Bush and Tim Wilken

What is the plan with respect to some of the most important legacy members of the Chicago Cubs’ front office?

by October 28, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Andrew Cashner “Tweaked” His Oblique and Other Rhyming Bullets

Andrew Cashner “Tweaked” His Oblique and Other Rhyming Bullets

At least it wasn’t his rotator cuff. Tom Ricketts and Theo Epstein are fast friends, Bud Black rumors popping up, Keith Law hates the Cubs’ 2011 draft, a tome on Jed Hoyer, and MLB’s amateur signing issues.

by October 28, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Ricketts, Epstein, Hoyer: The Dream Team

Ricketts, Epstein, Hoyer: The Dream Team

Not one, not two, not three, not four…

by October 27, 2011 Cubs Humor
Theo Epstein Wisely Suggests He’s Not Itching to Dump Alfonso Soriano and Carlos Zambrano

Theo Epstein Wisely Suggests He’s Not Itching to Dump Alfonso Soriano and Carlos Zambrano

Epstein is reserving judgment, but, more importantly, is crafting the right public message.

by October 27, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
With Epstein in the Fold, Aramis Ramirez May Want to Stick with the Cubs

With Epstein in the Fold, Aramis Ramirez May Want to Stick with the Cubs

Or he may not. It depends. Maybe. Yes, yes, he wants to stay. Or not. No, probably not. The beat goes on.

by October 27, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Breaking: Randy Bush Let Go (UPDATE: Wittenmyer Says Not So Fast)

Breaking: Randy Bush Let Go (UPDATE: Wittenmyer Says Not So Fast)

He was under contract through 2012, and instead will get severance. UPDATE: Gordon Wittenmyer disputes the report.

by October 27, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

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