Archive for July, 2012


Good Morning Starshine and Other Bullets

Good Morning Starshine and Other Bullets

The ramifications of last night’s deals trickle in, Ryan Dempster speaks, and Darwin Barney wins a hustle award.

Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 20

Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 20

The grip of weariness encompassed me with ferocious rapidity. Wow. That’s a hell of a great sentence considering how I’m feeling.

by July 31, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta

Josh Vitters Gets the Thorough Treatment from John Sickels

Josh Vitters Gets the Thorough Treatment from John Sickels

One of the forgotten prospects in the Cubs’ system when we talk trades.

The Diamondbacks Are Reportedly Working on a “Blockbuster for a Premier Starting Pitcher”

The Diamondbacks Are Reportedly Working on a “Blockbuster for a Premier Starting Pitcher”

I doubt it involves the Cubs, but it sounds exciting nevertheless.

Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 17

Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 17

It’s gettin’ late, yo.

by July 31, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta
Ryan Dempster Trade Saga: If It’s Dodgers, You Can Probably Forget Zach Lee, Allen Webster, or Chris Reed (UPDATES)

Ryan Dempster Trade Saga: If It’s Dodgers, You Can Probably Forget Zach Lee, Allen Webster, or Chris Reed (UPDATES)

Those are the Dodgers’ three most interesting pitching prospects. (UPDATE: Just the Dodgers? (2:12am CT))

by July 31, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Reports: Rangers, Blue Jays, Reds Pursuing Matt Garza (UPDATES: Conflicting Reports on Who is “In”)

Reports: Rangers, Blue Jays, Reds Pursuing Matt Garza (UPDATES: Conflicting Reports on Who is “In”)

The Matt Garza trade rumor story is shifting rapidly. (UPDATE: 2:06am CT.)

by July 31, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Random Late Night Fun: Dick Tidrow

Random Late Night Fun: Dick Tidrow

The unofficial mascot of Bleacher Nation.

by July 31, 2012 Cubs Humor, Meta
Alfonso Soriano Reportedly Tells Cubs He Won’t Go to San Francisco in Trade

Alfonso Soriano Reportedly Tells Cubs He Won’t Go to San Francisco in Trade

Are you as angry as you were with Ryan Dempster? If not, why not?

by July 31, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 14

Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 14

Now THIS is a Trade Deadline Blogathon.

by July 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta
Paul Maholm and Reed Johnson Traded to Atlanta Braves (UPDATES: Oh My. Vizcaino. Yes.)

Paul Maholm and Reed Johnson Traded to Atlanta Braves (UPDATES: Oh My. Vizcaino. Yes.)

He was pulled early tonight, and started shaking teammates’ hands. (UPDATES: Arodys Vizcaino is the centerpiece, and I’m ecstatic. (10:45pm CT).)

by July 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 4, Cubs 14 – July 30, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 4, Cubs 14 – July 30, 2012

Hugs for everyone tonight …

by July 30, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Geovany Soto Traded, Too? (UPDATE: Tim Brown Reports It’s to the Rangers, Maybe for Jacob Brigham)

Geovany Soto Traded, Too? (UPDATE: Tim Brown Reports It’s to the Rangers, Maybe for Jacob Brigham)

Soto, like Reed Johnson, was pulled and started shaking hands and hugging folks. (UPDATE: Cubs get meh pitching prospect. (10:47pm CT.)

by July 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors