Archive for October, 2013


Lukewarm Stove: Cano, Kershaw, Guerrero, McCann, Phillips, Choo, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cano, Kershaw, Guerrero, McCann, Phillips, Choo, More

The Cubs keep popping up with Robinson Cano, and I have to keep pooping on it. More Cubs and Brian McCann, and a bunch of other stuff, too.

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Leyland/Baker/Mattingly Implications, Maddux, Renteria, Lovullo

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Leyland/Baker/Mattingly Implications, Maddux, Renteria, Lovullo

Another job opens up, while one closes. Is there any impact on the Cubs?

by October 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Jorge Soler is Still Coming Back and Other Bullets

Jorge Soler is Still Coming Back and Other Bullets

Soler is coming back from a stress fracture in his leg, and it’s a bit of a process.

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Renteria the Favorite? Waiting on Lovullo? More

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Renteria the Favorite? Waiting on Lovullo? More

Checking in on where things stand after a relatively busy weekend.

by October 21, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs Sign Catcher Danny Canela Out of Independent League

Chicago Cubs Sign Catcher Danny Canela Out of Independent League

He’s always had a great bat, and had a productive partial career at N.C. State.

The Instructional League is Over and Other Bullets

The Instructional League is Over and Other Bullets

Short and sweet? Or just short? In any event, it’s at a close.

A Cardinals-Red Sox World Series, Great, and Other Bullets

A Cardinals-Red Sox World Series, Great, and Other Bullets

This will be fun for everyone!


Obsessive New Manager Watch: A Couple New Candidates? Lovullo and Maddux

Obsessive New Manager Watch: A Couple New Candidates? Lovullo and Maddux

The Rangers’ pitching coach has been down this road before, but the Red Sox’s bench coach is a new name.

by October 19, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Kris Bryant Laughs at Your Mortal AFL and Other Bullets

Kris Bryant Laughs at Your Mortal AFL and Other Bullets

Give him an award? He’ll give you back a couple long home runs. Also, Mike Olt’s vision issues may finally be under wraps.

Remember Cuban Pitcher Dalier Hinojosa? The Red Sox Just Signed Him

Remember Cuban Pitcher Dalier Hinojosa? The Red Sox Just Signed Him

He gets a minor league deal and (presumably) a bonus. The Cubs were once rumored to be involved.

by October 18, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Prospect Notes: Edwards, Almora, Bryant, Baez, Vogelbach, Jimenez, Torres, More

Prospect Notes: Edwards, Almora, Bryant, Baez, Vogelbach, Jimenez, Torres, More

Arizona Fall League action continues, international signees get work, and Cubs prospects get analyzed.

by October 18, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Night Game Change, Outfield Bump Out, Signage Battle

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Night Game Change, Outfield Bump Out, Signage Battle

The Mayor introduces some ordinances to help wrap up some issues for the Cubs, but questions linger.

by October 18, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

The Dodgers DFA Alex Castellanos and I Start Rambling About a Flyer and Other Bullets

The Dodgers DFA Alex Castellanos and I Start Rambling About a Flyer and Other Bullets

Intriguing outfielder for free? Sure, maybe. It’s worth discussing, at least.

Cuban Stud Jose Abreu Expected to Sign $68 Million Deal with Chicago White Sox

Cuban Stud Jose Abreu Expected to Sign $68 Million Deal with Chicago White Sox

It could wind up being a huge win for the White Sox, or a huge oops.

by October 17, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
WGN Looking to Renegotiate Radio Deal with the Chicago Cubs

WGN Looking to Renegotiate Radio Deal with the Chicago Cubs

Ratings are declining and WGN wants to save some money.

by October 17, 2013 Chicago Cubs News