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Archive for November, 2011

Theo Epstein Has Already Reached Out to Greg Maddux and Other Bullets

Theo Epstein Has Already Reached Out to Greg Maddux and Other Bullets

Epstein is hoping Maddux will stick with the organization going forward. Compensation is still the word of the day, Aramis Ramirez won an award, Ryne Sandberg is probably not up for a coaching spot, and Jed Hoyer wins at fantasy baseball.

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Initial Rumors, Lists, and Plans

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Initial Rumors, Lists, and Plans

The process of selecting and interviewing candidates for the Cubs’ managerial opening will begin soon, and the rumors have been flying hard and fast over the past 15 hours.

by November 3, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Theo Epstein Contacted Ryne Sandberg Today to Tell Him He Wouldn’t Be a Candidate for Cubs’ Managerial Opening (UPDATE)

Theo Epstein Contacted Ryne Sandberg Today to Tell Him He Wouldn’t Be a Candidate for Cubs’ Managerial Opening (UPDATE)

Wow. Maybe you hate that Epstein didn’t want Sandberg to be the manager, but you’ve got to admire how he conducts business. UPDATED: Sandberg feels the same way about Theo.

by November 2, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
BREAKING: Mike Quade Let Go (UPDATE: And Cardinals (Not Cubs) Ask to Talk to Ryno)

BREAKING: Mike Quade Let Go (UPDATE: And Cardinals (Not Cubs) Ask to Talk to Ryno)

The move is ultimately unsurprising, and a managerial search will begin “immediately,” without Ryne Sandberg as a candidate. UPDATE: So nice of the Ryno rumor to leak at the same moment the Cubs’ spot opens up.

by November 2, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Reminder: Bleacher Nation Exists Elsewhere, Mashes Up Beatles and Sabermetrics

Reminder: Bleacher Nation Exists Elsewhere, Mashes Up Beatles and Sabermetrics

An example of why you should consider following Bleacher Nation on Twitter and Liking it on Facebook, if you don’t already.

by November 2, 2011 Cubs Humor, Meta
Lukewarm Stove: Chicago Cubs Will Consider Mark Buehrle

Lukewarm Stove: Chicago Cubs Will Consider Mark Buehrle

If the price tag isn’t “astronomical,” a source says the Cubs could be looking to pull the lefty across town.

by November 2, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
More Notes and Quotes from the New Men in Charge: Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer, and Jason McLeod

More Notes and Quotes from the New Men in Charge: Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer, and Jason McLeod

The Cubs’ brass trio offered up a number of interesting quotes and thoughts after yesterday’s welcoming press conference. Here’s a roundup.

by November 2, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
So, About that Theo Compensation Deadline and Other Bullets

So, About that Theo Compensation Deadline and Other Bullets

The deadline came and went. What’s the deal? Also: three Cubs’ prospects are Rising Stars, the Cubs might look at Dale Sveum, and the Cubs are the “odds-on” favorite to land Albert Pujols, which makes no sense.

The Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod Welcome Press Conference

The Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod Welcome Press Conference

The Chicago Cubs will introduce new General Manager Jed Hoyer and new Senior Vice President of Scouting and Player Development Jason McLeod at a press conference at 3pm. Live updating of quotes, reactions, commentary, etc. here.

by November 1, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Sad Trombone: Neither Aramis Ramirez Nor Carlos Pena Qualify as Type A Free Agents

Sad Trombone: Neither Aramis Ramirez Nor Carlos Pena Qualify as Type A Free Agents

The Cubs could get a draft pick for each player if the Cubs offer arbitration and the players leave, but the Cubs missed out on two picks for Ramirez by the slightest of margins.

Lukewarm Stove: Various Rumors and News from Around MLB

Lukewarm Stove: Various Rumors and News from Around MLB

Bits on CC Sabathia, Paul Maholm, Jose Reyes, Derek Lowe, Fausto Carmona, and Grady Sizemore.

by November 1, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Epstein and Hoyer Met with Mike Quade for Seven(!) Hours and Other Bullets

Epstein and Hoyer Met with Mike Quade for Seven(!) Hours and Other Bullets

That’s a long time to say “you’re fired.” Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod are introduced today, the Epstein compensation deadline is today, the Cubs’ front office is growing, and Carlos Zambrano is filming.

by November 1, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

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