You may remember Rob Deer as Adam Dunn before Adam Dunn was a thing. In a way, he was a sabermetric darling at the dish.
Month: November 2012
The Dodgers are expected to be pulling in $240 million to $280 million PER YEAR on their new TV deal.
Two of the most discussed Cubs prospects in the last two years get a whole lot of discussion.
A sign of the times, and a thinking piece for Cubs fans.
When making offers to free agents, the Cubs may have a slight tax advantage over other big market teams.
It’s fun to think about, but, of course, I’m sure 28 other teams “inquired,” too.
The righty continues to be stretched out in the DWL with an eye toward starting next year. Also, a Randy Wells rumor.
A suggested trade between the Red Sox and Cubs looks appealing … to the Red Sox. Plus more from the Lukewarm Stove.
How are some of the Cubs’ players/prospects faring since they headed south for the Winter?
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. And a thanks to you.
A trio of minor moves.
We hear phrases like “former number six overall pick” and we get all excited, but what’s the real story on Loux’s prospect status?
The star of April 2012 is reportedly headed out to play for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks.
The Cubs did a whole lot last night, and each move suggests a variety of things about the players involved, and the Cubs’ plans.
On this week’s episode, we talk about the future for Matt Garza and the Cubs, as well as the flurry of roster moves last evening.
Should teams be expecting a discount on McCarthy because of the head injury, specifically?
Finally, the Roster Moves: LaHair DFA’d, Gutierrez Waived, McNutt, Watkins, Villanueva, Whitenack Added
Quite the flurry of moves.
The first of many roster moves.
For the Cubs fan who has everything, but wants more.
Jeremy Guthrie just got a healthy three-year deal from the Royals – what’s the impact to the Cubs? Plus more from the Lukewarm Stove …
Digging deeper into Hellickson’s numbers tells the story of a mediocre pitcher masquerading as a top flight young arm.
Today is the deadline for setting the 40-man for purposes of the Rule 5 Draft. Feels like the Cubs need to open up some space and protect a few players.
Lukewarm Stove: Blue Jays/Marlins Hold-Up, Upton, Upton, Greinke, and A Big Trade on Deck? (UPDATES)
Connecting the dots between the delay in the Blue Jays/Marlins deal, and a rumored big trade on the horizon for the Cubs. (UPDATE: Cold water.)
Plans to construct an obscenely large board in Seattle have me wondering.
A fine deal to preserve some veteran consistency in the pen.
Two of the most intriguing, and debatable, prospects in the Cubs’ system.