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Cubs Claim Lefty Alex Hinshaw Off of Waivers

Cubs Claim Lefty Alex Hinshaw Off of Waivers

The 29-year-old has good stuff, but a lot of wildness, too.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 5 – August 19, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 5 – August 19, 2012

How very exciting for the Reds.

by August 19, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Reds (12:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Reds (12:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The Cubs will try to get out of Cincy with a split behind a guy who hasn’t won in over a year.

by August 19, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
That Castro Deal Isn’t Done Yet and Other Bullets

That Castro Deal Isn’t Done Yet and Other Bullets

It’s almost certainly going to get done soon, but, technically, it isn’t done. Brett Jackson is feeling good, Alfonso Soriano is feeling proud, and Anthony Rizzo is feeling even.

by August 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Better Hurry

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Better Hurry

You’re running out of time to see some of the Cubs’ minor league affiliates.

by August 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 12, Reds 12 – August 18, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 12, Reds 12 – August 18, 2012

The Cubs split/tied yesterday’s doubleheader with the Reds.

by August 19, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Report: Castro and Cubs Agree to Seven-Year, $60 Million Extension

Report: Castro and Cubs Agree to Seven-Year, $60 Million Extension

The deal buys out three years of free agency, and comes with another option year on the end. Castro’s agent says the deal isn’t quite done.

by August 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Reds (12:10 CT, 6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Reds (12:10 CT, 6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Let’s play two!

by August 18, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Starlin Castro Extension Talks: More Details, Thoughts from Theo and Starlin

Starlin Castro Extension Talks: More Details, Thoughts from Theo and Starlin

The latest on the extension talks, including thoughts straight from the men, themselves.

by August 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Mark Prior is a Free Agent and Other Bullets

Mark Prior is a Free Agent and Other Bullets

He was just released by the Red Sox, and the natural questions come up. Travis Wood couldn’t duplicate, Albert Almora can dominate, and Ryan Dempster can’t travel.

by August 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Dear Smokies, Please Win

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Dear Smokies, Please Win

Totally not altruistic reasons for hoping the Smokies win this week.

by August 18, 2012 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Reds 7 – August 17, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Reds 7 – August 17, 2012

Travis Wood had a rough night.

by August 17, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Reds (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Reds (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

A couple of homer-prone pitchers on a warm evening in Great American Ballpark? Could be high-scoring.

by August 17, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Just a Couple Hours Left to Join the BN Fantasy Contest – Sign Up Now!

Just a Couple Hours Left to Join the BN Fantasy Contest – Sign Up Now!

You’re running out of time to have some fun with tonight’s games. Also, you’re running out of time to support BN!

by August 17, 2012 Meta
Lukewarm Stove: Free Agency Binges, Hoyer, Soriano, Marmol, Samardzija

Lukewarm Stove: Free Agency Binges, Hoyer, Soriano, Marmol, Samardzija

Jed Hoyer, predictably, says the Cubs probably won’t be going free agent crazy this Winter. How about some August trades, though?

by August 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Starlin Castro’s Agent Confirms Extension Talks and Other Bullets

Starlin Castro’s Agent Confirms Extension Talks and Other Bullets

This thing is almost certainly going to happen. Darwin Barney continues to get love, Frankie De La Cruz is gone, and Jorge Soler might be hurt.

by August 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs’ Minor League Daily: History Question

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: History Question

Wondering about playing a major league team and a minor league team in the same place in the same season. Also, Javier Baez and Pierce Johnson dominate.

by August 17, 2012 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Report: Chicago Cubs Expected to Agree to Extension with Starlin Castro by the End of the Season

Report: Chicago Cubs Expected to Agree to Extension with Starlin Castro by the End of the Season

The extension could lock Castro up as a Cub for the next six years.

by August 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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