Archive for October, 2012


Bummer: Exit Bob Brenly

Bummer: Exit Bob Brenly

The Cubs’ color man for eight years, Brenly is now leaving for other opportunities.

by October 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Blackout Cubbetry: The Cubs, The Words

Blackout Cubbetry: The Cubs, The Words

Theo offers it up.

by October 17, 2012 Cubs Humor

Get Yer NLCS Tickets for Today’s Game in St. Louis … Since They Aren’t Sold Out

Get Yer NLCS Tickets for Today’s Game in St. Louis … Since They Aren’t Sold Out

How is this possible? And how is it not super embarrassing?

by October 17, 2012 MLB News and Rumors
The Chicago Cubs are Dropping Ticket Prices for 2013

The Chicago Cubs are Dropping Ticket Prices for 2013

A 2% drop overall, and 10% in the bleachers.

by October 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Matt Szczur, Photo by Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com

Matt Szczur and the 40-Man Roster and Other Bullets

Is Szczur’s presence on the 40-man going to become a problem? Nebraska wants to play some football at Wrigley Field, and Len Kasper does some writing.

An Early Look at the Cubs’ Arbitration Situation: Garza, Samardzija, Volstad, Stewart, More

An Early Look at the Cubs’ Arbitration Situation: Garza, Samardzija, Volstad, Stewart, More

How much are these guys going to make in 2013 … if the Cubs decide to keep them at all?

by October 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Marcelo Carreno and Cash Traded to the Cubs for Jeff Baker (UPDATES)

Marcelo Carreno and Cash Traded to the Cubs for Jeff Baker (UPDATES)

This is a serious get for Baker, all things considered.


Matt Holliday is a Dirty Birdy and Other Bullets

Matt Holliday is a Dirty Birdy and Other Bullets

Another high and late slide for the Cardinals’ outfielder makes me wonder whether he’s just a dirty player.

by October 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
A Friendly Reminder: BN Elsewhere

A Friendly Reminder: BN Elsewhere

These are some things that you should do.

by October 15, 2012 Meta
How Much Are the Chicago Cubs Worth Today?

How Much Are the Chicago Cubs Worth Today?

The Ricketts family bought the franchise for more than $800 million in 2009. But has that rocketed up?

by October 15, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Prospects’ Progress: Sappelt and Wang

Prospects’ Progress: Sappelt and Wang

Do the Cubs have their 4th outfielder for 2013? And is Wang quietly one of the better strikeout pitchers in the system?


Costanza Up for a Promotion? And Other Bullets

Costanza Up for a Promotion? And Other Bullets

The Cubs have fired their long-time traveling secretary … but why?

by October 15, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Bud Selig Doesn’t Sound Eager to Add Playoff Games and Other Bullets

Bud Selig Doesn’t Sound Eager to Add Playoff Games and Other Bullets

The one-game Wild Card playoff is probably here to stay. Instructionals have ended, but the Fall League rolls on.

by October 14, 2012 Chicago Cubs News