Archive for November, 2012


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.

The Day After: Extensive Thoughts on Yesterday’s Roster Moves

The Day After: Extensive Thoughts on Yesterday’s Roster Moves

The Cubs did a whole lot last night, and each move suggests a variety of things about the players involved, and the Cubs’ plans.

Episode 5 of the BN Podcast: Matt Garza’s Future, Free Agent Targets, and Roster Mania

Episode 5 of the BN Podcast: Matt Garza’s Future, Free Agent Targets, and Roster Mania

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.

by November 21, 2012 Podcasts
How Much Money is Brandon McCarthy’s Head Injury Worth? and Other Bullets

How Much Money is Brandon McCarthy’s Head Injury Worth? and Other Bullets

Should teams be expecting a discount on McCarthy because of the head injury, specifically?

by November 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Finally, the Roster Moves: LaHair DFA’d, Gutierrez Waived, McNutt, Watkins, Villanueva, Whitenack Added

Finally, the Roster Moves: LaHair DFA’d, Gutierrez Waived, McNutt, Watkins, Villanueva, Whitenack Added

Quite the flurry of moves.

Cubs Acquire Pitching Prospect Barret Loux and PTBNL from Rangers for Jake Brigham

Cubs Acquire Pitching Prospect Barret Loux and PTBNL from Rangers for Jake Brigham

The first of many roster moves.

Your Many Bleacher Nation Outlets

Your Many Bleacher Nation Outlets

For the Cubs fan who has everything, but wants more.

by November 20, 2012 Meta