Archive for December, 2012


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
Cubs Closing in on Deal with Carlos Villanueva, Still Pursuing Edwin Jackson

Cubs Closing in on Deal with Carlos Villanueva, Still Pursuing Edwin Jackson

Villanueva and Jackson would obviously give the Cubs extreme pitching depth.

by December 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Jackson, Wells, Soriano, Bourn, Marmol

Lukewarm Stove: Jackson, Wells, Soriano, Bourn, Marmol

The latest from the rumor mill has the Cubs possibly sitting pretty on Edwin Jackson, the Phillies possibly grabbing leverage, and Michael Bourn possibly settling.

Episode 9 of the BN Podcast: Anibal Sanchez, Edwin Jackson, the Media, and Fluffy Pillows

Episode 9 of the BN Podcast: Anibal Sanchez, Edwin Jackson, the Media, and Fluffy Pillows

This week’s podcast hits the Cubs stuff as hard as it hits the totally unrelated stuff.

by December 19, 2012 Podcasts
Report: Cubs Interested in Lefty Reliever J.P. Howell

Report: Cubs Interested in Lefty Reliever J.P. Howell

They have quite a bit of competition, though.

by December 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Ken Rosenthal “Does Not Expect” the Rangers to Be the High Bidder on Edwin Jackson

Ken Rosenthal “Does Not Expect” the Rangers to Be the High Bidder on Edwin Jackson

That does not necessarily mean that the Cubs will be the high bidder or that he’ll sign with the Cubs, though.

by December 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Invasion of the White Sox People and Other Bullets

Invasion of the White Sox People and Other Bullets

The White Sox are trying to capture the hearts and minds of Chicago’s youth.

by December 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Report: Edwin Jackson “Down to Cubs and Rangers”

Report: Edwin Jackson “Down to Cubs and Rangers”

We weren’t even yet certain the Cubs were “in” on Jackson, even if we speculated it. Sounds like he’s going to get a four-year deal.

by December 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors