January 2012

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More on Jeff Samardzija Stretching Out as a Starter This Year

More on Jeff Samardzija Stretching Out as a Starter This Year

If he can keep pitching like he did in the second half of 2011, it’s easy to see why the Cubs think he has a chance to succeed as a starter in 2012.

Tony LaRussa Isn’t Done Voodooing Quite Yet and Other Bullets

Tony LaRussa Isn’t Done Voodooing Quite Yet and Other Bullets

LaRussa will be back for the 2012 All-Star Game. The Cubs may have saved some money on Carlos Zambrano, the Cubs don’t have a cleanup hitter, and the Cubs are still a “favorite” to win it all.

Yoenis Cespedes: Resident of the Dominican Republic (UPDATE: And One Report Says Cespedes is Officially a Free Agent Now)

Yoenis Cespedes: Resident of the Dominican Republic (UPDATE: And One Report Says Cespedes is Officially a Free Agent Now)

The major hurdle to Cespdes’ impending free agency has now been cleared.

Prince Gets PAID: Reports Say Fielder’s Signed with the Tigers for Nine Years and $214 Million

Prince Gets PAID: Reports Say Fielder’s Signed with the Tigers for Nine Years and $214 Million

Scott Boras pulls the strings masterfully, once again.

Lukewarm Stove: Burnett, Soriano, Cespedes, Concepcion, Fielder

Lukewarm Stove: Burnett, Soriano, Cespedes, Concepcion, Fielder

The Yankees are looking to pick up a bat in exchange for some surplus pitching, Yoenis Cespedes may (finally) be nearing free agency, and Prince Fielder is still somehow relevant.

Flashy Changes to Wrigley Field Could Be Just Beginning

Flashy Changes to Wrigley Field Could Be Just Beginning

The new LED board in right field is probably just the beginning of additional revenue-generating opportunities coming to Wrigley Field.

Ryan Braun Could be Exonerated and Other Bullets

Ryan Braun Could be Exonerated and Other Bullets

Dan Patrick says he’s heard Braun could be cleared of PED charges. The “Cubs” like to dance, the White Sox have a superior rotation, and Wrigley’s gone country.

Cubs Prospects Continue to Get the Love – Brett Jackson is the 5th Best Outfield Prospect in Baseball

Cubs Prospects Continue to Get the Love – Brett Jackson is the 5th Best Outfield Prospect in Baseball

On the offensive side, the Cubs’ farm system already looks bright. About those pitchers…