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Theo Epstein Speaks: Starlin Castro, The Cubs’ Way, Spring Training, Moneyball

Theo Epstein Speaks: Starlin Castro, The Cubs’ Way, Spring Training, Moneyball

The Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations is excited to get back to baseball, and to start implementing “The Cubs’ Way.”

by February 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Report: Chicago Cubs Have Signed Pitcher Nate Robertson

Report: Chicago Cubs Have Signed Pitcher Nate Robertson

The former long-time Detroit Tigers lefty pitched rather poorly in AAA last year.

by February 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Blake DeWitt Has a Decision to Make and Other Bullets

Blake DeWitt Has a Decision to Make and Other Bullets

DeWitt can become a free agent this week if he wants. Boston may not be expecting a ton for Theo Epstein after all, Dale Sveum says the rotation is wide open, and the White Sox want Jorge Soler.

by February 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
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.

by February 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
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?

by February 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
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?

by February 16, 2012 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
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

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