Archive for January, 2013


Fergie Jenkins Doesn’t Sound Too Crazy About Sammy Sosa in the HOF and Other Bullets

Fergie Jenkins Doesn’t Sound Too Crazy About Sammy Sosa in the HOF and Other Bullets

“When numbers should be declining – they kept building for those guys. And it’s due to whatever they were putting in their system.”

Cubs Reportedly Agree to Two-Year Deal with Scott Hairston (UPDATE: Up to $6 Million Total)

Cubs Reportedly Agree to Two-Year Deal with Scott Hairston (UPDATE: Up to $6 Million Total)

Hairston is a versatile outfielder who mashes lefties.

by January 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Justin Upton Chatter Reaching Something of a Crescendo

Lukewarm Stove: Justin Upton Chatter Reaching Something of a Crescendo

The Braves have made a “strong” offer, and the Diamondbacks reportedly want to have the situation resolved this week.

by January 23, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Sammy Sosa on Sammy Sosa with a Side of Sammy Sosa (A Webcast with Fans)

Sammy Sosa on Sammy Sosa with a Side of Sammy Sosa (A Webcast with Fans)

Sammy says he should be in the Hall of Fame, and the Cubs should retire his number.

by January 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Meta: The 2013 Cubs Convention – The Walking, the Talking, and the Allure of Cubs Geekdom

Meta: The 2013 Cubs Convention – The Walking, the Talking, and the Allure of Cubs Geekdom

My take on the 2013 Convention, complete with stories, pictures, and hanging pretzels.

by January 23, 2013 Meta
Remember Chris Carpenter? The Red Sox Have DFA’d Him, and the Cubs Are Interested

Remember Chris Carpenter? The Red Sox Have DFA’d Him, and the Cubs Are Interested

If he’s placed on waivers, the Cubs might start thinking about it.


How the Dodgers Sign All the Players and Other Bullets

How the Dodgers Sign All the Players and Other Bullets

The Dodgers’ new TV deal, already thought to be ridiculously enormous, is now expected to be even bigger than that.

by January 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
It’s Official: Pearl Jam Playing at Wrigley Field on July 19

It’s Official: Pearl Jam Playing at Wrigley Field on July 19

Rock on.

by January 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Reds Reportedly Get All-Star Game in 2015, Could Push Cubs Back to 2019 at the Earliest

Reds Reportedly Get All-Star Game in 2015, Could Push Cubs Back to 2019 at the Earliest

2019 might be the best fit, anyway, considering the proposed Wrigley Field renovation schedule.

by January 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Price, Delmon Young and the Phillies, Soriano, Bourn, Volstad (UPDATE: Young to Phils)

Lukewarm Stove: Price, Delmon Young and the Phillies, Soriano, Bourn, Volstad (UPDATE: Young to Phils)

The Phillies are once again publicly stating an interest in a right-handed corner outfielder not named Alfonso Soriano.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Alderman Tunney Expresses His Concerns

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Alderman Tunney Expresses His Concerns

Tunney represents the neighborhood, which includes the rooftop owners.

by January 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Want: Pearl Jam and the Cubs Each Tease the Possibility of a Concert at Wrigley Field (UPDATE)

Want: Pearl Jam and the Cubs Each Tease the Possibility of a Concert at Wrigley Field (UPDATE)

Awesomeness to follow.

by January 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Benevolence Watch: Ian Stewart is 100% Healthy

God’s Benevolence Watch: Ian Stewart is 100% Healthy

The Cubs’ presumed third baseman says he really believes his wrist issue is behind him.

by January 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs News