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Jeff Gray to Cubs, Esmailin Caridad to DL

It should be no surprise that Jeff Gray – acquired in the offseason, together with a couple meh prospects, for Jake Fox and Aaron Miles – is now on his[Read More…]

by April 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

It’s Chad Tracy

As we predicted (I’m almost as good at predicting as I am at tooting my own horn), today the Chicago Cubs selected Chad Tracy as their 25th man, which led[Read More…]

by March 31, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

It’s Silva and Gorzelanny

As we predicted earlier today, Lou Piniella has announced that the Chicago Cubs will round out their starting rotation with Carlos Silva and Tom Gorzelanny to start the season. He[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

No Kiko Calero for the Cubs, Signs with Mets

The Chicago Cubs dabbled in the Kiko Calero trade for many a week this offseason, eventually off-put by his past shoulder problems and demands for a multi-year deal. So it’s[Read More…]

by March 5, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Ryan Theriot and the Cubs Have Arbitrated

This morning, the Chicago Cubs and their starting shortstop Ryan Theriot had their fight, according to a tweet from Carrie Muskat. The two sides engaged in an arbitration hearing that[Read More…]

by February 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Chicago Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Carlos Marmol

As expected, the Cubs have managed to sign closer Carlos Marmol to a one-year deal, avoiding the ugliness of arbitration that lies ahead with respect to the last remaining unsigned[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Set to Sign Kevin Millar

According to Jerry Crasnick, the Chicago Cubs will soon sign 38-year-old reserve Kevin Millar to a minor league deal and invite him to Spring Training. Millar has played a tiny[Read More…]

by February 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs and Sean Marshall Avoid Arbitration

Unsurprisingly, given they were only a few hundred thousand bucks apart ($1.175 mill versus $800k), today the Chicago Cubs signed Sean Marshall to a one-year deal, thus avoiding arbitration. UPDATE:[Read More…]

Report: Chicago Cubs Sign Xavier Nady

Word this morning was that Xavier Nady was the Chicago Cubs’ top choice to serve as fourth outfielder, and according to Tim Brown on Twitter, the Cubs have landed him. No details[Read More…]

by January 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Report: Ben Sheets Signs with Oakland

According to various reports – including CBS Sports and a multitude of Tweets – the Oakland A’s have ponied up to land free agent starting pitcher Ben Sheets, and will[Read More…]

by January 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

In Case You Were Hoping for Melky Cabrera

You can forget it. Reports indicate that today, Melky Cabrera and some other youngsters will be traded to the Atlanta Braves for pitchers Javier Vazquez and Boone Logan. The Braves[Read More…]

by December 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Obsess No More: Bradley Traded to Mariners

Quick update: the unfortunate trade is now official. Today, the Chicago Cubs traded Milton Bradley to the Seattle Mariners for “pitcher” Carlos Silva and $9 million. Silva makes about $3[Read More…]

by December 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Oh Crap: Source Indicates Milton Bradley for Carlos Silva is

Hold on to your butts. According to the Seattle Times’ Larry Stone, the Chicago Cubs are planning to send Milton Bradley to the Seattle Mariners today for pitcher Carlos Silva.[Read More…]

by December 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Rumors of Bradley to Seattle Mariners

File this under “Oh Please Dear Baby Jesus No.” We heard rumors of Milton Bradley heading off to Seattle for “pitcher” Carlos Silva a few weeks ago. Mercifully, those rumors[Read More…]

by December 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Roy Halladay on His Way to the Phillies

According to SI.com, the Blue Jays, Phillies, and Mariners have pulled off a gigantic trade that would see Roy Halladay head to the Phillies, Cliff Lee head to the Mariners,[Read More…]

by December 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs News