Archive for October, 2013


Never Say Never on the NL DH and Other Bullets

Never Say Never on the NL DH and Other Bullets

Commissioner Bud Selig isn’t ready to say that the NL will never get the designated hitter.

by October 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: How About Buying Some Rooftops?

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: How About Buying Some Rooftops?

It’s always been a plausible solution, but it hasn’t been publicly discussed too much. Perhaps it’s been discussed privately, though.

by October 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Obstruction of Justice! Or Just Voodoo Magic and Other Bullets

Obstruction of Justice! Or Just Voodoo Magic and Other Bullets

The Cardinals won last night on a walk-off obstruction call. Only in St. Louis.

by October 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
The Cubs Have a Couple Gold Glove Finalists and Other Bullets

The Cubs Have a Couple Gold Glove Finalists and Other Bullets

You know Darwin Barney is one of ’em, but who’s the other?

Lukewarm Stove: Ellsbury, Jimenez, Choo, Oh, More

Lukewarm Stove: Ellsbury, Jimenez, Choo, Oh, More

A couple more links from the Cubs to Jacoby Ellsbury, who’ll cost a pretty penny.

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Eric Wedge Interviewed? Mystery Candidates? Renteria Looking Around?

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Eric Wedge Interviewed? Mystery Candidates? Renteria Looking Around?

Former Mariners and Indians manager Eric Wedge might be the newest candidate in the Cubs’ search.

by October 25, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors

You Can’t Find a Better Concert Park Than Wrigley Field and Other Bullets

You Can’t Find a Better Concert Park Than Wrigley Field and Other Bullets

The second best sports venue in the country, according to Rolling Stone, and the best ballpark.

by October 25, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Mayor Says Cubs and Rooftops Are Talking, Plus the First Lawsuit

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Mayor Says Cubs and Rooftops Are Talking, Plus the First Lawsuit

No, it isn’t the rooftops suing just yet. This suit is about the planned hotel. But at least the Cubs and rooftops are talking. Probably.

by October 24, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Bloomberg Values Chicago Cubs Virtually the Same as Forbes Does: $1 Billion (Plus Extras)

Bloomberg Values Chicago Cubs Virtually the Same as Forbes Does: $1 Billion (Plus Extras)

More (estimated) details on Cubs revenues and revenue-sharing, too.

by October 24, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Cardinals Lost 8-1 Last Night? Red Sox Were Probably Cheating

Cardinals Lost 8-1 Last Night? Red Sox Were Probably Cheating

Was Jon Lester using a foreign substance? Some folks think so. To me, it seems pretty crazy.

by October 24, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Hefty Tax on Cubs Tickets Won’t Increase for 2014 and Other Bullets

Hefty Tax on Cubs Tickets Won’t Increase for 2014 and Other Bullets

After a few concerning weeks, the amusement tax will reportedly stay the same. Loads on the Cubs’ prospects in the AFL, too.

Sweet: C.J. Edwards is MiLB.com’s Pitcher of the Year

Sweet: C.J. Edwards is MiLB.com’s Pitcher of the Year

It’s quite a major award for the skinny hurler after a dominant 2013 season.

by October 23, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Second Interviews Could Be Coming Soon

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Second Interviews Could Be Coming Soon

Although the Cubs can’t make any announcements this week (World Series), the process continues.

by October 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors