Archive for September, 2013


Word on Staff and/or Coaching Changes Will Come Monday, Plus Sveum and Girardi Bits

Word on Staff and/or Coaching Changes Will Come Monday, Plus Sveum and Girardi Bits

The anticipation builds. There may be no easy decisions here.

by September 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
First You Get the Money, Then You Get the Wins, Then You Get the Fans, and Other Bullets

First You Get the Money, Then You Get the Wins, Then You Get the Fans, and Other Bullets

Although attendance is flagging, folks will come back when the winning starts back up.

by September 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Cardinals 7 – September 27, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Cardinals 7 – September 27, 2013

The Cardinals didn’t have to put up much of a fight to clinch the Central.

by September 28, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Cardinals (7:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Cardinals (7:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The final series gets underway in St. Louis.

by September 27, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Report: Mutual Interest *in Talking* Between the Cubs and Joe Girardi

Report: Mutual Interest *in Talking* Between the Cubs and Joe Girardi

Talking is very different from hiring, but it’s not nothing. What exactly does it mean? Let’s discuss.

by September 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Huge Asking Prices for Cano and Choo, Cuban Defections (or Not), David Price, More

Lukewarm Stove: Huge Asking Prices for Cano and Choo, Cuban Defections (or Not), David Price, More

Shocking: the early asking prices for the biggest names are quite large.

by September 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Patrick Mooney and Jed Hoyer on the Managerial Decision (UPDATES)

Patrick Mooney and Jed Hoyer on the Managerial Decision (UPDATES)

Are the tea leaves starting to point toward a change?

by September 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

BN Podcast Episode 41: So, About that Managerial Stuff

BN Podcast Episode 41: So, About that Managerial Stuff

So much to talk about without ever really knowing what’s the right answer.

by September 27, 2013 Podcasts
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Infrastructure Work Only This Offseason

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Infrastructure Work Only This Offseason

All recent signals have pointed to no serious work at Wrigley Field this offseason, despite the existence of an agreement with the Mayor to proceed with a $500 million renovation[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
The Big Fantasy Contest Runs This Weekend – It’s Free to Sign Up

The Big Fantasy Contest Runs This Weekend – It’s Free to Sign Up

Satisfy your urge to compete without hurting yourself.

by September 27, 2013 Meta
The Best Last Place Team? And Other Bullets

The Best Last Place Team? And Other Bullets

There are six last place teams in baseball. Are the Cubs in the best position for a turnaround?


Series Preview: Cubs v. Cardinals, September 27, 2013 – September 29, 2013

Series Preview: Cubs v. Cardinals, September 27, 2013 – September 29, 2013

The final series of the year is here. Would be nice if there were more implications, given the opponent.

by September 27, 2013 Series Previews
Bud Selig to Retire After 2014 Season, For Realsies

Bud Selig to Retire After 2014 Season, For Realsies

A transition plan will soon be in place, and the sport will see new leadership for the first time in over two decades.

by September 26, 2013 MLB News and Rumors