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The Cubs Have Signed Doug Davis

Today the Chicago Cubs signed pitcher Doug Davis – remember how he used to vexate us? – to a minor league deal. He’ll head to extended Spring Training, and, if he makes[Read More…]

by April 12, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Apocalypse Now: Cashner AND Wells to DL

According multiple reports, today, the Chicago Cubs placed not only starter Andrew Cashner on the disabled list (with a strained right rotator cuff), but also starter Randy Wells. Cashner’s ailment[Read More…]

by April 6, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Max Ramirez Cleared Waivers

Inasmuch as one can be excited about back-up-back-up catchers making it through waivers so that they can struggle to find playing time at AAA, I’m pretty excited. Today, Max Ramirez cleared waivers,[Read More…]

by March 30, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Whoa: Andrew Cashner the Fifth Starter?

As of yesterday, it appeared all but settled that Carlos Silva would be given the first crack at the fifth starter’s gig. While he, himself, had done very little earn the job,[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

The Fourth Cut: Perez, Moore, Scales, Ojeda, Camp Out

According to multiple reports (still waiting on the official release from the Cubs – but, hey, nowadays, you wait, you get burned), the Cubs today sent outfielder Fernando Perez to AAA Iowa,[Read More…]

by March 24, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

The Third Cut: Maine, Wellemeyer, Berg, and Guzman

Today the Chicago Cubs started making meaningful cuts from the Spring roster, and the cut included at least one surprise. Lefty reliever Scott Maine, once considered the favorite to be[Read More…]

by March 23, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

The Second Cut is the Deepest: Cubs Send 18 Packing

In what was technically the second cut of the Spring, the Chicago Cubs today shuffled loose 18 players, bringing the Spring roster down to 40. Among the cuts were pitching[Read More…]

by March 15, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

The First Cut is the Shallowest: Caridad, Gaub Out

Though he’d suggested he wouldn’t make any cuts for another week or two, today Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade gave the axe to two young relievers, neither of whom was expected to[Read More…]

by March 11, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

No Power

Like many other Midwesterners, I find myself without power for the immediate future. Which sucks for both of us. For me it means eating canned ham by candlelight; for you[Read More…]

by February 2, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Sign Braden Looper

Another day, another minor league deal and Spring Training invite. This to former Chicago Cub rumor target, pitcher Braden Looper. You may recall that the Cubs expressed some interest in[Read More…]

by January 27, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Garza and Marshall

The Chicago Cubs have announced that they’ve successfully avoided arbitration with Matt Garza and Sean Marshall, in addition to Geovany Soto (reported a few days ago) and Tom Gorzelanny (not long for[Read More…]

by January 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Report: Cubs Trade Archer, Lee, Guyer, Chirinos for Garza and Prospects

Bruce Levine is reporting that the Chicago Cubs have officially traded for Matt Garza, sending top pitching prospect Chris Archer, top infield prospect Hak-Ju Lee, last year’s positional player of the year Brandon[Read More…]

by January 7, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Brandon Webb to Decide Today?

According to a tweet from Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports, Brandon Webb will decide on his team for next year at some point today. The Rangers have been rumored[Read More…]

by December 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Lukewarm Stove: Mets Want Gorzelanny

With the Cubs remaining active in the pitching market (Matt Garza, Brandon Webb), and with Kerry Wood now in the bullpen (making a rotation move for Andrew Cashner possible), the[Read More…]

by December 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs One of Three After Matt Garza

Now THIS is a rumor. On ESPN1000 this morning, Bruce Levine said the Chicago Cubs are one of three teams going hard after Tampa Bay pitcher, Matt Garza. Garza, 27,[Read More…]

by December 8, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Now Targeting Adam LaRoche, Would Like to Close Deal “Soon”

As I noted earlier, Adam LaRoche’s name has been suspiciously absent from rumors attached to the Chicago Cubs’ first base vacancy – until today. CBS Sports is reporting that, not only are the[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Are “Aggressively” Shopping Tom Gorzelanny

A bit of a surprise rumor from the Winter Meetings: Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting on Twitter that the Chicago Cubs are “aggressively” shopping lefty starter Tom Gorzelanny this week.[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Lukewarm Stove: Red Sox May Be Close To Landing Gonzalez

Apologies for the short form, but I’m on the road. ESPN Boston is reporting that the Red Sox are “making headway” on an Adrian Gonzalez trade. Which would, you know,[Read More…]

by December 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

You Can Cross Adam Dunn Off the List

Granted, the Cubs crossed him off weeks ago, but his name kept popping up in connection with the team. Nevertheless, they never made an offer, and today, Dunn signed a[Read More…]

by December 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Cross Off Victor Martinez

Once euphimistically referred to as a middle-tier or bargain option for the Chicago Cubs at first base in 2011, catcher/1B/DH Victor Martinez has reportedly signed a 4 year, $50 million[Read More…]

by November 23, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

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