2012

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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)

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.

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?