November 2011

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Lukewarm Stove: The Cubs’ Rebuilding Process, Cespedes, Darvish, Sizemore, Buehrle, Pujols

Lukewarm Stove: The Cubs’ Rebuilding Process, Cespedes, Darvish, Sizemore, Buehrle, Pujols

Theo Epstein says building for the future trumps winning in 2012, Epstein and Hoyer are in the DR to meet with Yoenis Cespedes’ advisors, Yu Darvish might not be available, Mark Buehrle could get four years and $60 million, and much more.

Chicago Cubs 2012 Spring Training Schedule

Chicago Cubs 2012 Spring Training Schedule

The Cubs released their 2012 Spring Training schedule today.

Multiple Teams Have Contacted the Cubs About Matt Garza – And the Cubs Are Listening

Multiple Teams Have Contacted the Cubs About Matt Garza – And the Cubs Are Listening

The Yankees, Red Sox, and Rangers, among them. There are a number of reasons the Cubs should be listening – and they are.

The (First) Official Bleacher Nation Shirt is Now Available

The (First) Official Bleacher Nation Shirt is Now Available

The Bleacher Nation shirt is here – and it comes in a variety of styles. It’s not the greatest thing since sliced bread. It’s the greatest thing since bread.

Dale Sveum Starts Assembling His Coaching Staff by Building from Within

Dale Sveum Starts Assembling His Coaching Staff by Building from Within

Hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo will be back in 2012, and others are expected back as well. But what about pitching coach Mark Riggins?

Tyler Colvin to the Red Sox? and Other Bullets

Tyler Colvin to the Red Sox? and Other Bullets

Could Colvin be the compensation for Epstein? The new CBA is expected tomorrow and will include HGH testing, the AFL is over, and Astros fans are pissed about the move.

God’s Wrath Knows No Offseason: Carlos Zambrano Eats a Line Drive

God’s Wrath Knows No Offseason: Carlos Zambrano Eats a Line Drive

Sixteen stitches later, Zambrano says he’s all right, and will make his next scheduled start in Venezuela. Ozzie Guillen is skeptical.

Lukewarm Stove: About Prince Fielder and Dale Sveum

Lukewarm Stove: About Prince Fielder and Dale Sveum

Can new Cubs’ manager Dale Sveum help get Prince Fielder to come to the Cubs? Wait. Are the Cubs even planning on pursuing Fielder?