Archive for November, 2012


Cubs Hire Rob Deer as Assistant Hitting Coach

Cubs Hire Rob Deer as Assistant Hitting Coach

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.

by November 26, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
The Dodgers’ New TV Deal is Going to Be Worth Five Times the Cubs’ Deal

The Dodgers’ New TV Deal is Going to Be Worth Five Times the Cubs’ Deal

The Dodgers are expected to be pulling in $240 million to $280 million PER YEAR on their new TV deal.


Prospects’ Progress: McNutt and Lake

Prospects’ Progress: McNutt and Lake

Two of the most discussed Cubs prospects in the last two years get a whole lot of discussion.

In Case You Wondered Which Way the Wind Was Blowing: Rays Extend Evan Longoria Through 2022

In Case You Wondered Which Way the Wind Was Blowing: Rays Extend Evan Longoria Through 2022

A sign of the times, and a thinking piece for Cubs fans.

by November 26, 2012 MLB News and Rumors
The Tax Man and Cubs Free Agents and Other Bullets

The Tax Man and Cubs Free Agents and Other Bullets

When making offers to free agents, the Cubs may have a slight tax advantage over other big market teams.

by November 26, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Report: Chicago Cubs Have Inquired About Marlins Outfielder Giancarlo Stanton

Report: Chicago Cubs Have Inquired About Marlins Outfielder Giancarlo Stanton

It’s fun to think about, but, of course, I’m sure 28 other teams “inquired,” too.

by November 25, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Michael Bowden for Starter in 2013 and Other Bullets

Michael Bowden for Starter in 2013 and Other Bullets

The righty continues to be stretched out in the DWL with an eye toward starting next year. Also, a Randy Wells rumor.

by November 25, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Lukewarm Stove: Red Sox Trade, Kuroda, Hughes, Myers, Wheeler, Greinke, More

Lukewarm Stove: Red Sox Trade, Kuroda, Hughes, Myers, Wheeler, Greinke, More

A suggested trade between the Red Sox and Cubs looks appealing … to the Red Sox. Plus more from the Lukewarm Stove.

A Variety of Winter League Updates and Other Bullets

A Variety of Winter League Updates and Other Bullets

How are some of the Cubs’ players/prospects faring since they headed south for the Winter?

All Appropriate Thanks and Other Bullets

All Appropriate Thanks and Other Bullets

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. And a thanks to you.

by November 22, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Sign Bogusevic, Gonzalez, Chavez to Minor League Deals

A trio of minor moves.

by November 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

A Closer Look at New Cubs Pitching Prospect Barret Loux

A Closer Look at New Cubs Pitching Prospect Barret Loux

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?

by November 21, 2012 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Sounds Like Bryan LaHair is Indeed Heading to Japan

Sounds Like Bryan LaHair is Indeed Heading to Japan

The star of April 2012 is reportedly headed out to play for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks.