A message from Matt Garza?! Hoora…. er. Um. Wait.
Archive for November, 2012
They tend not to be a rumor hotbed in the way the GM and Winter Meetings are.
The Cubs’ President explains why he likes the signing, and Scott Baker explains why he’s excited to join the Cubs.
A couple of prospects in transition, for different reasons.
We’ll see where things stand in his recovery.
Episode 4 of the Re-Named Podcast: The Marlins Implode, the Cubs Get Baker, and the Josh Hamilton Issue
The BN Podcast continues its tour through free agency, and, oh, sigh, the Marlins …
The Cubs may be setting the market with Scott Baker, though they may have been more disappointed abou Hyun-jin Ryu than we think.
The two are clearly in sync in the middle of the Cubs’ infield. Also: Michael Bowden … a starter?
Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Jose Reyes, Emilio Bonifacio, John Buck …
Points to some Cubs fans finally “turning against the Cubs” as the kick in the pants.
The 31-year-old righty is coming off of Tommy John surgery, but was pretty great before that.
It may not be enough to push the Cubs into signing someone like B.J. Upton, but they’ve got an advantage this year worth considering.
Anthony Rizzo had a great rookie year, but he didn’t get any votes in Rookie of the Year balloting for his trouble. Probably fair, but it would have been nice.
With the 40-man roster at 36, and roster decisions due very soon, what exactly are the Cubs going to do?
What might an extension look like for a guy like Samardzija? How much is too much? How long is too long?