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Yoenis Cespedes Goes Boom and Other Bullets

Yoenis Cespedes Goes Boom and Other Bullets

Cespedes hits his first DWL home run, and the overreactions swing in the other direction. Cespedes is being recruited, Sarah Spain is doing interviews, and Javier Baez is earning accolades.

by January 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs Officially Sign Jason Jaramillo to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Officially Sign Jason Jaramillo to Minor League Deal

Jaramillo will compete with Steve Clevenger and Welington Castillo for a chance to back up Geovany Soto this year.

by January 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
The Cubs Might Not Have As Much Money “Left” for 2012 As We Think

The Cubs Might Not Have As Much Money “Left” for 2012 As We Think

Adding up the money already committed for 2012 is not a pretty exercise. Here’s a run-down of the dollars owed so far.

by January 18, 2012 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Now Hiring: Bleacher Nation Needs a Minor League Writer for the 2012 Season

Now Hiring: Bleacher Nation Needs a Minor League Writer for the 2012 Season

Interested parties should inquire within, and all that.

by January 18, 2012 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects, Meta
Lukewarm Stove: Garza, Cespedes, Byrd, Soriano, Soler, Marshall

Lukewarm Stove: Garza, Cespedes, Byrd, Soriano, Soler, Marshall

The latest from around MLB following a couple high profile injuries.

by January 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Report: The Cubs and Red Sox Have Asked the Commissioner to Settle Their Compensation Dispute

Report: The Cubs and Red Sox Have Asked the Commissioner to Settle Their Compensation Dispute

It’s not yet clear when and how the Commissioner will make his decision, but it may now be out of the Cubs’ and Red Sox’s hands.

by January 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Kerry Wood Was Almost a White Sox Player (Again) and Other Bullets

Kerry Wood Was Almost a White Sox Player (Again) and Other Bullets

Wood keeps spurning the White Sox. Theo Epstein doesn’t take players to arbitration, Yoenis Cespedes is a good fit, and the Cardinals get to party with the Chief.

by January 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Reach Agreements with Stewart, Well, Volstad, DeWitt, and Baker, Exchange Figures with Garza

Cubs Reach Agreements with Stewart, Well, Volstad, DeWitt, and Baker, Exchange Figures with Garza

Garza is the only remaining unsigned arbitration-eligible player on the Cubs.

by January 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Chicago Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Geovany Soto, Sign Him for One Year and $4.3 Million

Chicago Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Geovany Soto, Sign Him for One Year and $4.3 Million

The Cubs’ catcher was in his second year of arbitration.

by January 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Tom Ricketts Speaks on Money, Theo, Changes at Wrigley, Night Games, Zambrano, and More

Tom Ricketts Speaks on Money, Theo, Changes at Wrigley, Night Games, Zambrano, and More

Ricketts loves his new front office, has high hopes for Wrigley Field, is willing to eat some salary, and is happy to have the Carlos Zambrano situation behind him.

by January 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Projecting Chris Volstad’s Salary in Arbitration

Projecting Chris Volstad’s Salary in Arbitration

Most projections have Volstad earning between $2.5 million and $3 million in 2012, but is that a bit high?

by January 17, 2012 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Yoenis Cespedes Suggests the Cubs Are the Frontrunner for His Services

Yoenis Cespedes Suggests the Cubs Are the Frontrunner for His Services

The Cuban outfielder says the Cubs have shown more interest in him than any other team.

by January 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Cubs Are Already Digging for that Next Advantage and Other Bullets

The Cubs Are Already Digging for that Next Advantage and Other Bullets

The draft poses problems and opportunities. Alfonso Soriano is staying positive, Brett Jackson could be a star, the Cubs could need approvals, and you could work for the Cubs.

Cubs Convention 2012: I Came, I Saw, I Squealed

Cubs Convention 2012: I Came, I Saw, I Squealed

A thorough recap of the 2012 Cubs Convention from a first-time CubsCon’er, with far more pictures than I remember taking.

by January 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Meta
Lukewarm Stove: Garza, Soriano, Cespedes, Soler, Fielder, Wood, Darvish

Lukewarm Stove: Garza, Soriano, Cespedes, Soler, Fielder, Wood, Darvish

The latest on a handful of players after a surprisingly rumor-filled weekend.

by January 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Changes Still Needed at Wrigley Field and Other Bullets

Changes Still Needed at Wrigley Field and Other Bullets

Player facilities obviously remain a “challenge” at Wrigley. A couple pitching prospects get a new home, optimism abounds (assuming health), and the Cubs are saving money.

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