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Archive for December, 2012

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Pass the Cookies

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Pass the Cookies

I’m gonna go enjoy some serious family time.

by December 24, 2012 Meta
Let’s All Go to the Louisville Slugger Factory and Other Bullets

Let’s All Go to the Louisville Slugger Factory and Other Bullets

It’s family photo time! Also a little bit of Cubs news.

by December 24, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Lukewarm Stove: Ross, Diamondbacks Outfield, Soriano, Hanrahan, Marmol, Howell, Swisher

Lukewarm Stove: Ross, Diamondbacks Outfield, Soriano, Hanrahan, Marmol, Howell, Swisher

A couple of moves yesterday could have a significant impact on the Cubs.

by December 23, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
The Interesting Financial Particulars of Edwin Jackson’s Contract

The Interesting Financial Particulars of Edwin Jackson’s Contract

His four-year, $52 million deal comes with a big signing bonus up front.

by December 22, 2012 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs Are Back With StubHub and Other Bullets

The Cubs Are Back With StubHub and Other Bullets

Their dalliance with other options was short-lived. Also: Cubs sign Brad Nelson, Pirates sign Francisco Liriano, and how to have a picture with your comments.

Summing Up Today’s Roster Moves: Schierholtz, Concepcion, Beliveau, Rosario

Summing Up Today’s Roster Moves: Schierholtz, Concepcion, Beliveau, Rosario

Nate Schierholtz is officially signed, Gerardo Concepcion is off the 40-man (but still a Cub), and a couple relievers are gone.

Cubs Lose Jeff Beliveau Off Waivers to Rangers (And Sandy Rosario to Giants)

The lefty was DFA’d last week and subsequently waived. He didn’t quite make it through waivers. Bummer.

by December 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
So, About that Crowded Rotation: Considering the Cubs’ Starting Pitching Options

So, About that Crowded Rotation: Considering the Cubs’ Starting Pitching Options

With seven capable starters in the fold, what exactly are the Cubs’ options in the rotation as they head toward the end of the offseason?

by December 21, 2012 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Prospects’ Progress: Baez and Vizcaino

Prospects’ Progress: Baez and Vizcaino

The one you’ve been waiting for: arguably the Cubs’ best positional prospect and best pitching prospect.

Lukewarm Stove: The Garza Issue, the Phillies and Mariners’ Outfield, Options Off the Board

Lukewarm Stove: The Garza Issue, the Phillies and Mariners’ Outfield, Options Off the Board

With so many pitchers in the fold, the Garza rumors are really going to start.

by December 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Adam Greenberg Gets Another Another Shot and Other Bullets

Adam Greenberg Gets Another Another Shot and Other Bullets

The former Cubs prospect is getting a look by the Baltimore Orioles.

Sign All the Pitchers: Cubs Reportedly Sign BOTH Edwin Jackson and Carlos Villanueva (UPDATES)

Sign All the Pitchers: Cubs Reportedly Sign BOTH Edwin Jackson and Carlos Villanueva (UPDATES)

Reports say it’s happening. Boom. (UPDATES: Doesn’t look like this one is falling through.)

by December 20, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Sign Reliever Cory Wade to a Minor League Contract

Cubs Sign Reliever Cory Wade to a Minor League Contract

The 29-year-old reliever had some tough luck in 2012, but was dominant in 2011. This could be a good one.

Photo By Scott Jontes

Junior Lake in Center Field? and Other Bullets

One of many future possible landing spots for the athletic youngster.

Reports: Cubs Sign Carlos Villanueva for Two Years and $10 Million

Reports: Cubs Sign Carlos Villanueva for Two Years and $10 Million

Sounds like this one is actually happening.

by December 20, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Early Morning Edwin Jackson and Carlos Villanueva Update

Early Morning Edwin Jackson and Carlos Villanueva Update

Reports suggest Villanueva will get wrapped up soon, and the Cubs are aggressively pursuing Jackson. And Matt Garza teases us all.

by December 20, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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