All new sod, all new dirt, and a plan for keeping things nice. Jed Hoyer’s thoughts on Rob Deer, and Hall of Fame ballots head out.
Month: November 2012
Why the righty might be better than you think, and why his $6 million deal is probably a bargain.
The latest from the Lukewarm Stove has B.J. Upton nearing his decision … which almost certainly doesn’t include the Cubs.
The righty gets $6 million and $1 million in incentives for 2013.
The 32-year-old infielder is coming off a career year. What exactly were the Cubs looking to get?
Just because he hit .220 with a ton of strikeouts doesn’t mean that’s what he coaches players to do.
Yup, actual coyotes – not cartoons or hockey players.
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.
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?