Archive for November, 2012


A Ringer in the Cubs’ Broadcaster Search and Other Bullets

A Ringer in the Cubs’ Broadcaster Search and Other Bullets

Houston Astros’ color man Jim Deshaies is a new entry into the field, and may already be the favorite.

by November 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Report: Cubs Courting Top Japanese Reliever Kyuji Fujikawa

Report: Cubs Courting Top Japanese Reliever Kyuji Fujikawa

The 32-year-old closer is a free agent, and has numbers from out of this world.

by November 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Chatting Bits About Chisenhall, McCarthy, Chavez, Porcello, Sanchez, More

Lukewarm Stove: Chatting Bits About Chisenhall, McCarthy, Chavez, Porcello, Sanchez, More

A couple of chats from this week offer, if nothing else, some discussion points.

The Arizona Fall League Comes to a Close and Other Bullets

The Arizona Fall League Comes to a Close and Other Bullets

A round-up of the Cubs’ prospects performances. Also, how Jorge Soler bested Dan Vogelbach in a display of power.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Surprisingly Quiet After the Election, Ricketts Shares Small Update

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Surprisingly Quiet After the Election, Ricketts Shares Small Update

The update includes a failure to deny that playing a season away from Wrigley Field is still a possibility.

by November 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Lukewarm Stove: Porcello, Blue Jays, Upton

Lukewarm Stove: Porcello, Blue Jays, Upton

There is “smoke” between the Cubs and Tigers with respect to young righty Rick Porcello.


The Holidays at Wrigley Field are Swell

The Holidays at Wrigley Field are Swell

A skating rink, hot chocolate, a tree lighting, and Santa! It’s ok to enjoy this stuff.

by November 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Alfonso Soriano is the NL MVP! Kinda! And Other Bullets

Alfonso Soriano is the NL MVP! Kinda! And Other Bullets

He got votes! That’s all that matters, really. Right?

Chicago Cubs Sign Dioner Navarro (UPDATE: Possible Big League Deal Worth $1.75 Million)

Chicago Cubs Sign Dioner Navarro (UPDATE: Possible Big League Deal Worth $1.75 Million)

Navarro could take over as the primary back-up catcher behind Welington Castillo.


Lukewarm Stove: Saltalamacchia, Sanchez, Marcum, McCarthy, Upton, Marlins

Lukewarm Stove: Saltalamacchia, Sanchez, Marcum, McCarthy, Upton, Marlins

A second catcher for the Cubs? And MOAR PITCHERZ.

God’s Benevolence Watch: Matt Garza Cleared to Resume Normal Activity

God’s Benevolence Watch: Matt Garza Cleared to Resume Normal Activity

His scan turned up clean, and he’s “cleared for takeoff.”

by November 15, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Theo Epstein Suggests the Cubs Could Look at Some of the “Buy-High” Starting Pitchers

Theo Epstein Suggests the Cubs Could Look at Some of the “Buy-High” Starting Pitchers

How about a buy-high guy like Anibal Sanchez?

by November 15, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Aw Crap: I May Have Pissed Off Matt Garza (UPDATE: Hooray! I Didn’t)

Aw Crap: I May Have Pissed Off Matt Garza (UPDATE: Hooray! I Didn’t)

A message from Matt Garza?! Hoora…. er. Um. Wait.

by November 15, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Meta