Archive for November, 2012


Braves Set to Sign B.J. Upton for Five Years and $70 to $75 Million

Braves Set to Sign B.J. Upton for Five Years and $70 to $75 Million

The Cubs were never credibly connected to Upton, but, at that price … should they have been?

by November 28, 2012 MLB News and Rumors
Jed Hoyer and Scott Feldman Speak: Why He Chose the Cubs and Vice Versa, Plus Future Plans

Jed Hoyer and Scott Feldman Speak: Why He Chose the Cubs and Vice Versa, Plus Future Plans

How does the Feldman signing impact the rest of the offseason? And what’s the plan for Feldman?

by November 28, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

Cubs Designate Casey Coleman for Assignment

Cubs Designate Casey Coleman for Assignment

The move drops the 40-man roster back down to 40 to accommodate newly-signed pitcher Scott Feldman.

Friday’s Tender Deadline and the Ian Stewart Decision

Friday’s Tender Deadline and the Ian Stewart Decision

The Cubs have to decide on whether to tender Ian Stewart a contract by Friday, but might they try to work things out before then?

Episode 6 of the BN Podcast: It’s Feldman, What About Ian Stewart, and Considering Ryan Dempster

Episode 6 of the BN Podcast: It’s Feldman, What About Ian Stewart, and Considering Ryan Dempster

The Cubs have signed another pitcher, but still have to make a decision on third base. Also, how are we feeling about Ryan Dempster these days?

by November 28, 2012 Podcasts
The Cubs Almost Certainly Aren’t Done Adding Arms

The Cubs Almost Certainly Aren’t Done Adding Arms

Despite the addition of Scott Feldman yesterday as the “fifth starter,” the Cubs are going to keep searching.

by November 28, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Playing Surface at Wrigley, At Least, Gets a Renovation and Other Bullets

The Playing Surface at Wrigley, At Least, Gets a Renovation and Other Bullets

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.


Statistical Love for New Cub Scott Feldman, and Bit on Brandon McCarthy

Statistical Love for New Cub Scott Feldman, and Bit on Brandon McCarthy

Why the righty might be better than you think, and why his $6 million deal is probably a bargain.

by November 27, 2012 Analysis and Commentary
Lukewarm Stove: Upton, Fowler, Greinke, Hamilton, Myers, Wright, More

Lukewarm Stove: Upton, Fowler, Greinke, Hamilton, Myers, Wright, More

The latest from the Lukewarm Stove has B.J. Upton nearing his decision … which almost certainly doesn’t include the Cubs.

Hello: Cubs Sign Free Agent Pitcher Scott Feldman

Hello: Cubs Sign Free Agent Pitcher Scott Feldman

The righty gets $6 million and $1 million in incentives for 2013.

Report: Cubs Were “Aggressive” on Jeff Keppinger Before He Broke His Fibula … Now?

Report: Cubs Were “Aggressive” on Jeff Keppinger Before He Broke His Fibula … Now?

The 32-year-old infielder is coming off a career year. What exactly were the Cubs looking to get?

by November 27, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Rob Deer Doesn’t Want the Cubs to Be Rob Deer and Other Bullets

Rob Deer Doesn’t Want the Cubs to Be Rob Deer and Other Bullets

Just because he hit .220 with a ton of strikeouts doesn’t mean that’s what he coaches players to do.

by November 27, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Fun Without Photoshop: Coyotes at Wrigley Field

Fun Without Photoshop: Coyotes at Wrigley Field

Yup, actual coyotes – not cartoons or hockey players.

by November 26, 2012 Cubs Humor