Archive for February, 2012


Right Field Construction Underway and Other Bullets

Right Field Construction Underway and Other Bullets

New $eating, patio$, and an LED $ign are all on the way. Those dollar signs were not $arcastic. A minor leaguer is suspended for PEDs, and a non-update on a Matt Garza extension.

Chicago Cubs Pitchers and Catchers: REPORT!

Chicago Cubs Pitchers and Catchers: REPORT!

Today marks the official start of 2012 Spring Training, even if very few players are actually going to report today.

by February 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Blake DeWitt Clears Waivers, Sent to AAA Iowa

Blake DeWitt Clears Waivers, Sent to AAA Iowa

Presumably, DeWitt will still head to Spring Training hoping to make the 25-man roster to start the year.

Geovany Soto is on His Way to Yo-Yo’ing Back to Success

Geovany Soto is on His Way to Yo-Yo’ing Back to Success

We’ve all seen the pattern. 2011 was a down year for Soto, so does that mean he’s a lock for a good year in 2012?

by February 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Zambrano Speaks About Leaving the Chicago Cubs

Carlos Zambrano Speaks About Leaving the Chicago Cubs

Zambrano is happy to be in Miami, but has no hard feelings toward the Cubs.

by February 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Wait Until Next Next Next Next Year and Other Bullets

Wait Until Next Next Next Next Year and Other Bullets

When exactly are the Cubs expected to be good? The Blake DeWitt situation should be resolved today, Spring Training is around the corner, and a chance to see Shiraz Rehman.

by February 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
The Story that Never Ends Might End: Theo Epstein Compensation Decision Expected Soon

The Story that Never Ends Might End: Theo Epstein Compensation Decision Expected Soon

It seems all sources agree that a decision is coming within the next few days.


Obsessive Jorge Soler Watch: Could He Really Get Free Agency After His Initial Contract?

Obsessive Jorge Soler Watch: Could He Really Get Free Agency After His Initial Contract?

The Yankees and Phillies join the Cubs in hot pursuit of the 19-year-old, but is any team willing to give him a historic contract?

Tony Campana’s Future: Can He Be a Meaningful Contributor in 2012?

Tony Campana’s Future: Can He Be a Meaningful Contributor in 2012?

Why did Campana’s BA and OBP drop so considerably last year, and can he do anything about it?

Bryan LaHair is Baseball America’s Winter Player of the Year

Bryan LaHair is Baseball America’s Winter Player of the Year

Another award for the big first baseman. But it’s what he does in early 2012 that will matter most.

by February 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Kerry Wood is Happy to Be Back with the Cubs, Isn’t Exactly Oozing Optimism

Kerry Wood is Happy to Be Back with the Cubs, Isn’t Exactly Oozing Optimism

We’re happy to have Woody back, too, but no one is expecting big things this year. Including Kerry Wood.

by February 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs Dump a Former Top Prospect and Other Bullets

The Cubs Dump a Former Top Prospect and Other Bullets

Robinson Lopez is a Cub no more. Resolution on Blake DeWitt should come soon, Ramon Ortiz heads elsewhere, and the organizational meetins are underway.


The Jorge Soler Story Changes Again: The Blue Jays Just Visited Soler in the Dominican Republic

The Jorge Soler Story Changes Again: The Blue Jays Just Visited Soler in the Dominican Republic

It’s safe to say that any understanding between Soler and the Chicago Cubs is “loose” in the extreme.

Help a Fellow Cubs Fan Make a Dream Come True

Help a Fellow Cubs Fan Make a Dream Come True

Cubs fan Brian Pasnik wants to join the MLB Fan Cave. Let’s help him do it.

by February 15, 2012 Meta
Lukewarm Stove: Soler, Soto, Garza, Oswalt

Lukewarm Stove: Soler, Soto, Garza, Oswalt

What may be the last Lukewarm Stove of the offseason. The latest on the biggest names left in the rumor mill.