Archive for January, 2013


Lukewarm Stove: Soriano Options Opening, Michael Bourn Options Dwindling

Lukewarm Stove: Soriano Options Opening, Michael Bourn Options Dwindling

The Rangers and Yankees could have some serious needs. And Michael Bourn is still looking for a job.

A Report Out of the Dominican Republic Claims Carlos Marmol Has Been Accused of Domestic Violence

A Report Out of the Dominican Republic Claims Carlos Marmol Has Been Accused of Domestic Violence

The details are extremely sparse at this point.

by January 31, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Rooftop Owners Want Nine-Year Extension of Deal With Cubs

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Rooftop Owners Want Nine-Year Extension of Deal With Cubs

The extension would give the two sides a 20-year deal, in total. To do it, the Cubs are probably going to want a revenue bump, though.

by January 31, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Baseball America Reveals its Top 31 Cubs Prospects for 2013

Baseball America Reveals its Top 31 Cubs Prospects for 2013

Some of the names you didn’t see on the top ten list now show up.

by January 31, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
This Week in Convenient BS: The Yankees Reportedly Expect Alex Rodriguez’s Hip Problem to End His Time With the Yankees

This Week in Convenient BS: The Yankees Reportedly Expect Alex Rodriguez’s Hip Problem to End His Time With the Yankees

And it has nothing to do with the recent PED scandal. Just a coincidence.

by January 31, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
The Front Office is Seriously Smart and Other Bullets

The Front Office is Seriously Smart and Other Bullets

Outsiders continue to compliment the front office’s efforts, and Tom Tango makes them look even smarter.


Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Rooftop Owner Discusses Status of Talks with Cubs

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Rooftop Owner Discusses Status of Talks with Cubs

It sounds like each side is in information gathering mode, and no door has yet been closed.

by January 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Episode 14 of the BN Podcast: Let’s Talk PITCHf/x Data with Harry Pavlidis and Make Ourselves Smarter

Episode 14 of the BN Podcast: Let’s Talk PITCHf/x Data with Harry Pavlidis and Make Ourselves Smarter

You’re about to go to school. But, like, a fun school. Like, you learn stuff, but you also play Heads Up Seven Up.

by January 30, 2013 Podcasts
Lukewarm Stove: The Impact of a Nelson Cruz Suspension, and Chatting About Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: The Impact of a Nelson Cruz Suspension, and Chatting About Cubs Rumors

Could the Cubs cash in on another team’s plight? How likely is Carlos Marmol to be dealt? How long is this rebuild going to take?

by January 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Can the Yankees Really Void Alex Rodriguez’s Contract? And Other Bullets

Can the Yankees Really Void Alex Rodriguez’s Contract? And Other Bullets

It’s just impossible to see. Some prospect bits, offseason bits, renovation bits, and a humble request of you, the reader.

The Chicago Cubs Have Three of the Top 50 Prospects, According to MLB.com

The Chicago Cubs Have Three of the Top 50 Prospects, According to MLB.com

And I’m sure you can guess the three: Javier Baez, Albert Almora, and Jorge Soler.

by January 30, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: At Least One Neighborhood Group Expresses Concerns

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: At Least One Neighborhood Group Expresses Concerns

The Cubs want Tom Tunney to introduce an ordinance at the February 13 City Council meeting which would help get some changes rolling.

by January 29, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Theo Epstein Names His Top 25 Pearl Jam Songs, Because Why Not

Theo Epstein Names His Top 25 Pearl Jam Songs, Because Why Not

A diversion, and little more.

by January 29, 2013 Chicago Cubs News