November 2013

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About that Season Ticket Buying Decision and Other Bullets

About that Season Ticket Buying Decision and Other Bullets

One writer is wrestling with the decision of buying today for the possibility of a bright future.

Adderall Usage in MLB is on the Rise, But It’s Permitted

Adderall Usage in MLB is on the Rise, But It’s Permitted

The “therapeutic use” exemption is used by players suffering from ADD, but the rate at which ballplayers suffer from it is quite high.

Rumor: Cubs Interested in Former Cardinals Closer Edward Mujica

Rumor: Cubs Interested in Former Cardinals Closer Edward Mujica

The Cubs, who have an open closer’s job, are expected to sign at least one free agent reliever this year. Is Mujica worth the money he’ll get?

Will the Cubs Slow-Play the Jeff Samardzija Trade Market?

Will the Cubs Slow-Play the Jeff Samardzija Trade Market?

There are reasons to believe a Samardzija trade, if it happens, is still a ways off. And Peter Gammons reports that the Cubs plan to wait.

Lukewarm Stove: Inappropriately Large Volumes of Phil Hughes Discussion

Lukewarm Stove: Inappropriately Large Volumes of Phil Hughes Discussion

The 27-year-old righty has unintentionally become one of my focuses this offseason. There are a number of teams interested.

Cubs Say Season Ticket Renewals Are Up This Year

Cubs Say Season Ticket Renewals Are Up This Year

A pretty healthy increase over last year, which might be something of a surprise to you.

Are Free Agents Signing Earlier Than Usual This Year? And Other Bullets

Are Free Agents Signing Earlier Than Usual This Year? And Other Bullets

Some of the bigger deals seem to be coming earlier this year, but, overall, it’s kind of business as usual.

The Predictable Response to Yesterday’s Trade Samardzija Mania? More Extension Talks

The Predictable Response to Yesterday’s Trade Samardzija Mania? More Extension Talks

That was the new rumor last night, though it could just be working in tandem with everything we’ve already heard.