Archive for July, 2013

Miscellaneous Prospect Notes: Bryant, Edwards, Olt, Paniagua, Skulina, Vogelbach, More

Miscellaneous Prospect Notes: Bryant, Edwards, Olt, Paniagua, Skulina, Vogelbach, More

At least one prospector thinks Kris Bryant is the best prospect in the Cubs’ system. More rankings, roster moves, scouting stuff, etc.

BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 15

BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 15

No comments on Sweet, Sleepy Lou yet?

by July 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta
James Russell May Be More Available Than We Think

James Russell May Be More Available Than We Think

Bruce Levine reports that the Cubs almost traded Russell to the Braves last week.

by July 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Report: Biogenesis Suspensions Being “Finalized,” Some Players Taking Deals

Report: Biogenesis Suspensions Being “Finalized,” Some Players Taking Deals

This could happen very quickly, and it’s possible that the affected teams already know.

by July 30, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Pre-Gamin’: Brewers v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Brewers v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

So much for the Brewers being a pushover. Nate Schierholtz and Darwin Barney are out tonight.

by July 30, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 12 (and a Podcast!)

BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 12 (and a Podcast!)

Update coupled with a podcast episode? Could you ask for more? (Please don’t.)

by July 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Podcasts
Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 6, Cubs 5 – July 30, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 6, Cubs 5 – July 30, 2013

James Russell didn’t have a great afternoon.

by July 30, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Cubs As Buyers? The Diamondbacks Might Move Ian Kennedy, and the Cubs Might Be Interested

Cubs As Buyers? The Diamondbacks Might Move Ian Kennedy, and the Cubs Might Be Interested

Kennedy presents an interesting possible “buy low” opportunity.

by July 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Did the Indians Just Get Their Reliever? Pick Up Marc Rzepczynski from Cardinals

Did the Indians Just Get Their Reliever? Pick Up Marc Rzepczynski from Cardinals

Given his struggles this year, it’s hard to say that this is *the* move for the Indians, or just a flyer.

by July 30, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Nate Schierholtz Buzz Still Buzzing

Nate Schierholtz Buzz Still Buzzing

Another report has Schierholtz “likely” to be traded by tomorrow’s deadline.

by July 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 9

BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 9

We are recording a podcast as I type. This is hard.

by July 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta
Biogenesis Suspensions Coming or Not? Plus More Rumor Bits

Biogenesis Suspensions Coming or Not? Plus More Rumor Bits

We keep waiting, and waiting for the potentially huge impact.

by July 30, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Pre-Gamin’: Brewers v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Brewers v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Game one of a well-time doubleheader. MOAR STUFF.

by July 30, 2013 Pre-Gamin'