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Sammy Sosa Wants to Reconnect with the Cubs and Other Bullets

Sammy Sosa Wants to Reconnect with the Cubs and Other Bullets

If the Cubs reached out to him, Sosa would be open to a return.

Myles: Careful, Cubs Fans

Myles: Careful, Cubs Fans

It’s OK to pine for a particular manager, even if you can’t articulate why he’s the right guy. But guard your heart and be patient.

by October 9, 2013 Analysis and Commentary
Chicago Cubs Re-Sign Ryan Sweeney to Two-Year Contract (Plus 2016 Option)

Chicago Cubs Re-Sign Ryan Sweeney to Two-Year Contract (Plus 2016 Option)

Sweeney gets $3.5 million guaranteed, with a $2.5 million option in 2016.

Opening Day is Here! … For the Arizona Fall League

Opening Day is Here! … For the Arizona Fall League

Let’s take a look at the Cubs prospects who will be participating this year.

by October 8, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Obsessive New Manager Watch: If Not Yesterday, Word on Girardi’s Decision Today?

Obsessive New Manager Watch: If Not Yesterday, Word on Girardi’s Decision Today?

At least one source thinks word is coming today, and the Cubs will know whether they’ll get a shot to talk to Girardi.

by October 8, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
October Baseball Doing Its Thing and Other Bullets

October Baseball Doing Its Thing and Other Bullets

More excitement than you could handle yesterday.

by October 8, 2013 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Obsessive New Manager Watch: No Response from Girardi Yet, Yankees Prepared to Wait

Obsessive New Manager Watch: No Response from Girardi Yet, Yankees Prepared to Wait

If the Yankees steadfastly intend on taking this thing right up to the end of October, how long can the Cubs wait?

by October 7, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Manny Acta Reportedly Interviewing

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Manny Acta Reportedly Interviewing

As the Cubs wait on Girardi, they’re getting the ball rolling on other fronts.

by October 7, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Cublogoverse
Lukewarm Stove: David Price Cubs Rumors Resurface

Lukewarm Stove: David Price Cubs Rumors Resurface

Anonymous executives say the Cubs are a likely candidate to land Price if he’s shopped.

by October 7, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Decision Day for Joe Girardi? (UPDATE: Still Waiting)

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Decision Day for Joe Girardi? (UPDATE: Still Waiting)

He’s been mulling a reported offer from the Yankees for a few days now. The Cubs hope to have a chance to top it.

by October 7, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Mike Olt’s Vision Issues Resurfaced in August and Other Bullets

Mike Olt’s Vision Issues Resurfaced in August and Other Bullets

The third base prospect is still looking for a permanent solution.

Major Lawsuit Baseball and Other Bullets

Major Lawsuit Baseball and Other Bullets

Friday saw a whole lot of legal action around baseball. And the amusement tax on Cubs tickets could be going up.

by October 6, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Joe Girardi Really Wanted That Cubs Ring at One Time and Other Bullets

Joe Girardi Really Wanted That Cubs Ring at One Time and Other Bullets

So he said in a video from 2002, anyway.

by October 5, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Friday Night Fun: Greg Maddux as the Manager of the Chicago Cubs?

Friday Night Fun: Greg Maddux as the Manager of the Chicago Cubs?

Bruce Levine just said it was a possibility.

by October 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Yankees to Make Girardi (Final?) Offer Today (UPDATE: Offer Made)

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Yankees to Make Girardi (Final?) Offer Today (UPDATE: Offer Made)

It could be a take-it-or-leave-it situation.

by October 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Mike Maddux Reportedly More Interested This Time Around

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Mike Maddux Reportedly More Interested This Time Around

The Texas Rangers pitching coach was a finalist for the Cubs’ open managerial gig back in 2011.

by October 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Near-Term Future of the Coaching Staff – Dave McKay Puts It Out There

The Near-Term Future of the Coaching Staff – Dave McKay Puts It Out There

The coaches are free to explore other options during this transition period, though some may wait the managerial search out before committing anywhere.

by October 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Sahadev Sharma: Dialoging About the Managerial Dialog

Sahadev Sharma: Dialoging About the Managerial Dialog

We’ve become inundated by false premises as the managerial search unfolds.

by October 4, 2013 Analysis and Commentary

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