The latest from the rumor mill as we head into the home stretch.
Month: July 2012
You know what I’m going to say …
The Cubs have the chance to take the series from the Cardinals.
The White Sox pick up a pitcher, and the A’s pick up a catcher. How does that affect the Cubs? More on Samardzija’s stuff and Barney’s glove.
The Olympics are swell and all, but where’s the baseball?
An evening round-up of the latest from the rumor mill …
Down go the Cardinals.
As We Approach the Trade Deadline, Blogathon Thoughts and Other Places to Follow Bleacher Nation for the Latest
We’re getting close to the Trade Deadline and, thus, the Blogathon, so some prep may be in order.
Maybe Jeff Samardzija can one-up Travis Wood by giving up just four homers. Oh, hey, look, the Cardinals have some rookie pitcher you’ve never heard of with an ERA under 3.00. That never happens. Jeff Baker gets the start at second base, which I’m sure is mostly about giving Darwin Barney a day off … […]
Fair/foul, and trapped/caught will be added soon. Justin Germano will probably start on Monday, and Dale Sveum says we don’t know what’s going on behind the scenes.
Matt Szczur finally gets promoted to AA, and it’s deserved. Where he goes from here, though, we’ll see.
The Ryan Dempster Saga: Source Says He *WILL* Consider Trades to Teams Other Than Dodgers (UPDATES: But Cubs/Dodgers in Discussions?)
Although it could be another attempt to regain leverage with the Dodgers, I’m not so sure it isn’t true. (UPDATE at 8:13pm CT – Not Josh Lindblom.)
The Angels weren’t in on Ryan Dempster or Matt Garza, and other suitors for Greinke might be. And, wow, the Brewers got a lot of talent back.
Homer binge. And not the good kind.
The world keeps spinnin’, the rumors keep rollin’ …
It’s Ron Santo Day at Wrigley Field, and that’s what I’m going to think about right now.
That means he won’t pitch again before the Trade Deadline.
Here’s something we can all get behind, together, as Cubs fans.
We’re all so focused on Ryan Dempster, but what other trades might the Cubs make? Specifically, might they include a minor leaguer or two?