Archive for June, 2013


Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Sounds Like This Morning’s Meeting Will Be Anticlimactic

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Sounds Like This Morning’s Meeting Will Be Anticlimactic

The Commission is expected to approve most of the Cubs’ plans, but will postpone decision on the outfield signage until July 11.

by June 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs Will Soon Be Able to Trade for International Pool Space … But How Much is it Worth?

The Cubs Will Soon Be Able to Trade for International Pool Space … But How Much is it Worth?

The international signing period opens on Tuesday, July 2, but what if the Cubs want to spend more than they’re currently allowed?


The Kevin Gregg Calm and Other Bullets

The Kevin Gregg Calm and Other Bullets

Even when the game starts to slip away in the 9th inning, you don’t have the same reaction with Kevin Gregg in the game.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Go World

Cubs Minor League Daily: Go World

The Futures Game rosters are here, and the Cubs are getting some love on the World Team.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Brewers 4 – June 26, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Brewers 4 – June 26, 2013

Scott Feldman was a touch better than Yovani Gallardo tonight, just as the Cubs were a touch better than the Brewers.

by June 26, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Tunney Does Not Plan to Support the Cubs at Tomorrow’s Meeting

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Tunney Does Not Plan to Support the Cubs at Tomorrow’s Meeting

The Alderman remains unhappy about, among other things, the size of the outfield signs the Cubs plan to erect.

by June 26, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Matt Garza Chatter Continues to Increase: First to Go? Many Teams Interested? What About an Extension?

Matt Garza Chatter Continues to Increase: First to Go? Many Teams Interested? What About an Extension?

The Cubs’ most valuable trade chip is generating a ton of buzz right now.

by June 26, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Scott Feldman versus Yovani Gallardo, which has implications that go beyond tonight’s game.

by June 26, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Lukewarm Stove: The Cubs Are Talking to Every Team, Nolasco, Gallardo, Outfielders, Navarro, Marmol

Lukewarm Stove: The Cubs Are Talking to Every Team, Nolasco, Gallardo, Outfielders, Navarro, Marmol

If you had any doubt that the Cubs were going to sell hard this year, they’ve pretty much cleared that up.


Report: Chicago Cubs and Kris Bryant Far Apart in Signing Talks

Report: Chicago Cubs and Kris Bryant Far Apart in Signing Talks

Bryant is reportedly looking for an over slot bonus, while the Cubs are hoping to get him closer to $6 million.

Ian Stewart’s Quiet Release and Other Bullets

Ian Stewart’s Quiet Release and Other Bullets

That chapter of the Cubs’ story closed yesterday without much fanfare. Some interesting prospect notes, too.

Is James Russell a Trade Chip or a Keeper? Other Teams Would Like to Know

Is James Russell a Trade Chip or a Keeper? Other Teams Would Like to Know

Teams are asking the Cubs about Russell, and the Cubs are reportedly telling those teams that they aren’t too interested in moving the lefty.

by June 26, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Carlos Marmol DFA Bullets – Why Now, Trade Value, the Booing, Moving On

Carlos Marmol DFA Bullets – Why Now, Trade Value, the Booing, Moving On

Some day-after notes on the decision to finally move on.

by June 26, 2013 Chicago Cubs News