Archive for July, 2013


Lukewarm Stove: Samardzija, Norris, Gregg, Young, Villanueva, DeJesus, More

Lukewarm Stove: Samardzija, Norris, Gregg, Young, Villanueva, DeJesus, More

The latest from the rumor mill, as things are starting to pick up.

BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 6

BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 6

Already six hours? This is cake.

by July 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta

The White Sox Plan to Keep Jake Peavy … But Will Probably Scratch Him Tonight

The White Sox Plan to Keep Jake Peavy … But Will Probably Scratch Him Tonight

When a leverage dance goes awry.

by July 30, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
The Rockies Have Reportedly Had Interest in Kevin Gregg

The Rockies Have Reportedly Had Interest in Kevin Gregg

They were actually connected to Gregg earlier this month, too.

by July 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Is .500 a Reasonable Goal? And Other Bullets

Is .500 a Reasonable Goal? And Other Bullets

Even if it’s achievable, is it something to get excited about?

BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 3

BN Trade Deadline Blogathon: Hour 3

It’s early, friends. It’s early.

by July 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta

Cubs Minor League Daily: For The Dogs

Cubs Minor League Daily: For The Dogs

Dogs and baseball are a good match. But make sure you bring your pooper scooper.

The Price on Jeff Samardzija is Both Super Tall, and Four Years Old

The Price on Jeff Samardzija is Both Super Tall, and Four Years Old

The Cubs wouldn’t move Samardzija short of being able to pick anyone they wanted out of a farm system.

by July 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 5, Cubs 0 – July 29, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 5, Cubs 0 – July 29, 2013

Eight innings of fantastic pitching.

by July 30, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores

Wakey Wakey: The BN Trade Deadline Blogathon Has Begun

Wakey Wakey: The BN Trade Deadline Blogathon Has Begun

I am awake, enthused, and pretty much everything that is the opposite of how I’m going to feel in 36 hours.

by July 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta
Open Thread: Post All Rumors and News Here Until the 36-Hour Trade Deadline Blogathon Begins (5am CT)

Open Thread: Post All Rumors and News Here Until the 36-Hour Trade Deadline Blogathon Begins (5am CT)

I’m calling it an early night in preparation for tomorrow (and the next day).

by July 29, 2013 Meta
Report: Nate Schierholtz “Most Likely” the Next Cub to Be Moved

Report: Nate Schierholtz “Most Likely” the Next Cub to Be Moved

That, according to a league source and ESPN Chicago. Schierholtz’s value is quite high, as you’d expect the asking price to be.

by July 29, 2013 Chicago Cubs 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.

Jeff Samardzija on the hill, Brewers in town. This could go well.

by July 29, 2013 Pre-Gamin'