The Cubs will get a closer look at the Cuban star to decide whether they want to make an offer.
Archive for November, 2011
The Cubs’ offseason plans could come into focus, a new manager could be hired soon, Theo will meet with Carlos Zambrano, and the Marlins go nuts on free agent offers.
Yesterday’s (final?) managerial candidate met with the media, as did the Cubs’ GM. All the interesting and relevant quotes.
Well, the new logo and uniforms certainly are … bold.
Another big ‘ole round-up of news and rumors from around MLB, each of which touches on the Chicago Cubs.
The Cleveland Indians’ bench coach is a bilingual, up-and-coming, Chicago resident.
Last night, the three men in charge spoke with fans for an hour, and covered a range of topics from the managerial search to offseason plans to the state of the farm system. And much, much more.
Theo Epstein said Francona would only come to the Cubs if it was the “right fit,” and suggested he didn’t see a fit. But it sounds like Tito very much sees a fit.
Another candidate (or more) to go, and the Cubs will start making a decision. Donnie Veal is a member of the White Sox, Ernie Banks’ statue is gone, and Cubs’ prospects are on TV.
ESPN’s Bruce Levine and MLBTR’s Tim Dierkes throw out some rumor-y thoughts on the Chicago Cubs.
Quade isn’t mad at Carlos Zambrano, doesn’t feel like he got a raw deal, and doesn’t feel like criticisms late in the year were fair.
At least one analyst believes the Cubs, under Theo Epstein, will make a push to acquire 2011 disaster zone outfielder, Carl Crawford.
Sandberg interviewed with the Cardinals yesterday for their managerial opening. He thinks, gulp, it went well.
Tons of bullets today. More Maddux, plus Sandy Alomar, Mike Quade, Theo compensation, Aramis Ramirez, free agents, Cubs prospects, Wilson Ramos, labor talks, and more.
Maddux loves Chicago, has spoken to his brother about the Cubs, thinks Carlos Zambrano is a big teddy bear, and isn’t big on the word “talent.”
The latest news and rumors from around MLB and how it might impact the Chicago Cubs.
The Cubs will today host the Texas Rangers’ pitching coach, who recently turned down the opportunity to interview with the Red Sox. Here’s a little more on Maddux.