The Mesa Solar Sox are the East Division champs in the AFL after another win yesterday, and they’ll play for the title on Saturday.
Month: November 2013
Understandably, a blind bidding system with one winner favors large market, deep pocket teams.
Managers will reportedly get a maximum of two challenges per game. Or just one, if they get the first one wrong.
Jerry Crasnick polled execs anonymously on a handful of questions. The Cubs did not feature prominently.
The top bidder still wins the rights, but pays only the average of the top two bids. (UPDATE: Might not be done.)
And many in the industry apparently expect that a trade is going to happen.
I know. It’s shocking to hear an agent pleading for an organization to spend more money. Also: cats not totally on board with dogs.
One report connects the Cubs explicitly to Ellsbury. And I believe it. But maybe not for the reasons you think.
It’s as packed as a Lukewarm Stove entry can get.
Can the video game numbers continue? And where will he play?
It wouldn’t be a glamorous move, but the Cubs do need a solid back-up.
We’re back with a look at the impending offseason and the just-finished managerial search.
From Out of Left Field: Could Cubs and Marlins Discuss a Prospect Swap Involving One of The Big Four?
The idea would be to pull in a top pitching prospect in exchange for a top bat.
A handful of possible names, about whom we could be hearing more in the coming days.
In theory, he’s now a plausible option for the Cubs’ radio booth.
Together with the Mets, White Sox, and Astros. How seriously should we regard the rumor, though?
Mueller was certainly the right kind of hitter in his playing days.
If so, you start to wonder what a Jeff Samardzija/Nate Schierholtz package could bring.
He’s crushed at every level this year, and he offers thoughts on his approach at the plate.
If so, how realistic are their chances? And what will the posting system look like?
Events throughout the season. Should be a fun diversion.
That includes Ryan Theriot, who loved his time with the Cardinals. Tons of Bullets today …
The 13 qualified free agents are now tied to draft pick compensation.
The Cubs aren’t necessarily looking for flippable assets this time around, but they also probably aren’t ready to break the bank.
There’s no real surprise at one and two, but number three might knock you back a bit.
The last couple of seasons have stunk, but the Cubs would like to emphasize the progress.