Archive for November, 2012


Non-Tender Decisions: Garza, Samardzija, Russell, Valbuena Tendered, Stewart, Chapman, Putnam Non-Tendered

Non-Tender Decisions: Garza, Samardzija, Russell, Valbuena Tendered, Stewart, Chapman, Putnam Non-Tendered

As the day wore on, the Stewart part became expected. Chapman and Putnam are a mild surprise.

Whoa: The Cubs Have Spoken with Michael Bourn’s Agent?

Whoa: The Cubs Have Spoken with Michael Bourn’s Agent?

Pursuing Bourn would be something of a surprise. But is it a pleasant one?

by November 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Jed Hoyer Tells Reporters the Cubs May Have “A Couple” Non-Tenders Today

Jed Hoyer Tells Reporters the Cubs May Have “A Couple” Non-Tenders Today

Does that mean both Ian Stewart and Luis Valbuena will be non-tendered?

by November 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Braves/Angels Trade, Hamilton, CF Market, Soriano and Rays

Lukewarm Stove: Braves/Angels Trade, Hamilton, CF Market, Soriano and Rays

It’s been a busy couple days around baseball.

by November 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Today is Non-Tender Deadline Day

Today is Non-Tender Deadline Day

Obviously the big decision for the Cubs is whether or not to tender third baseman Ian Stewart a contract.

by November 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Prospects’ Progress: Soler and Wells

Prospects’ Progress: Soler and Wells

A highly-touted prospect and a lesser-discussed one. Each is looking for a breakout in 2013.

The Cardinals Are Awesome and the Cubs Are Awful and Other Bullets

The Cardinals Are Awesome and the Cubs Are Awful and Other Bullets

Yeah, that’s somewhat sarcastic. But not as much as I wish it was. Brett Jackson’s offseason, Rob Deer already at work, and early Draft looks.


Chicago Cubs Hire Scott Harris as New Director of Baseball Operations

Chicago Cubs Hire Scott Harris as New Director of Baseball Operations

The 25-year-old comes over from the Commissioner’s Office.

by November 29, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Because Why Not: Theo Epstein Gangnam Style

Because Why Not: Theo Epstein Gangnam Style

If you’re not going to use technology to make stupid music videos featuring folks you respect and admire, you’re doing it wrong.

by November 29, 2012 Cubs Humor
Lukewarm Stove: Garza, Myers, Marmol, Porcello, Hochevar, Walden, More

Lukewarm Stove: Garza, Myers, Marmol, Porcello, Hochevar, Walden, More

The latest from the Lukewarm Stove has a few familiar names resurfacing.

by November 29, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Sammy Sosa Hall of Fame Debate Begins

The Sammy Sosa Hall of Fame Debate Begins

A few Chicago writers have already shared some thoughts on Sammy’s candidacy.

by November 29, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Josh Vitters Got the Quick Hook in Venezuela and Other Bullets

Josh Vitters Got the Quick Hook in Venezuela and Other Bullets

After just seven at bats in the VWL, Vitters was sent home. At least Luis Valbuena is raking down there, right?

Report: Japanese Reliever Kyuji Fujikawa Prefers Cubs or Angels

Report: Japanese Reliever Kyuji Fujikawa Prefers Cubs or Angels

The 32-year-old free agent visited Chicago a couple weeks ago.

by November 28, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors