Archive for July, 2012


Happy Birthday – and Apologies – to The Wife

Happy Birthday – and Apologies – to The Wife

The Wife’s birthday unfortunately falls during the BNBlogathon. This is my attempt to do my husbandly best.

by July 30, 2012 Meta
Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour Ten

Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour Ten

Gettin’ twitchy. Can’t tell if it’s the lack of movement, the modest amounts of caffeine, or jacked up sleep schedule.

by July 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza Trade Rumor Notes from Before the Game

Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza Trade Rumor Notes from Before the Game

Dale Sveum admits that he doesn’t expect Dempster to be in Chicago tomorrow.

by July 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Pre-Gamin’: Pirates v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Pirates v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Hey, there’s a game in the middle of all of this madness …

by July 30, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour Seven

Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour Seven

Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock …

by July 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Dempster, Dempster, (Dempster), Soriano, Lee, Maholm, More

Lukewarm Stove: Dempster, Dempster, (Dempster), Soriano, Lee, Maholm, More

A source is the first to suggest the Braves/Cubs/Dempster deal from last week could still happen, another says the Nats have entered the fray. Also Cliff Lee madness, and other rumors.


Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour Four

Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour Four

The rumors are starting to trickle in, but it’s been mostly quiet in the early going. I’m still getting my footing.

by July 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Ryan Dempster Trade Saga: More Indication That the Only Issue Was Timing (Talks With Dodgers Continue?)

The Ryan Dempster Trade Saga: More Indication That the Only Issue Was Timing (Talks With Dodgers Continue?)

Another source says Dempster didn’t want to reject the Braves’ deal outright, but he ran out of time. Also, a random bit on Alfonso Soriano.

by July 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Anthony Rizzo is Awesome and Other Bullets

Anthony Rizzo is Awesome and Other Bullets

Everyone loves Anthony Rizzo, and that’s totally fair. Dale Sveum explains Carlos Marmol, Bryan LaHair knows he’s struggling, and Matt Holliday offers SCardenfreude.

by July 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Trade Deadline Blogathon: It Begins

Trade Deadline Blogathon: It Begins

Descend with me into madness.

by July 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta
Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Into The Future

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Into The Future

Three young Cubs pitching prospects threw yesterday, and, for a moment, we caught of glimpse of a future that might be.

Open Thread: Post All Trade Rumors and News Here Until the 30-Hour Trade Deadline Blogathon Begins (10am CT)

Open Thread: Post All Trade Rumors and News Here Until the 30-Hour Trade Deadline Blogathon Begins (10am CT)

The Blogathon starts tomorrow morning, so I need to get some serious sleep.

by July 29, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta
Lukewarm Stove: Soriano, Soto, Dempster, Garza, Johnson, Shields, League

Lukewarm Stove: Soriano, Soto, Dempster, Garza, Johnson, Shields, League

The latest from the rumor mill as we head into the home stretch.

by July 29, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors