Articles by: Brett Taylor


Latest Rumors and Speculation: Matt Garza and the Cubs Are Not Close on an Extension

Latest Rumors and Speculation: Matt Garza and the Cubs Are Not Close on an Extension

The two sides might not even be actively discussing an extension. Other rumor bits on Jorge Soler, Alfonso Soriano, Geovany Soto, Ryan Dempster, and more.

by May 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Will Joe Ricketts PAC Flap Hurt Cubs’ Efforts? (UPDATE)

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Will Joe Ricketts PAC Flap Hurt Cubs’ Efforts? (UPDATE)

Family + Politics + Money + the Cubs = Discomfort.

by May 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Fan Ron Swanson and White Sox Fan Darryl Philbin Go At It Again

What would Ron Swanson do to guarantee a Cubs World Series win?

by May 17, 2012 Cubs Humor
Matt Garza is Yipping and Other Bullets

Matt Garza is Yipping and Other Bullets

Garza can’t throw to first right now. Lendy Castillo is on the DL, Blake DeWitt is off the 40-man, and Steve Clevenger is swinging the bat pain-free.

by May 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 9, Cubs 2 – May 16, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 9, Cubs 2 – May 16, 2012

Very few highlights tonight.

by May 17, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Phillies v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Phillies v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

It’s “Social Media Night” at Wrigley Field.

by May 16, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
More Ryan Dempster Trade Chatter – CBA Impact, Long-Term Future, Garza Effect

More Ryan Dempster Trade Chatter – CBA Impact, Long-Term Future, Garza Effect

If the Cubs decide to shop Dempster, it’s going to be a tricky landscape to navigate.

by May 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

“Friendly at the Confines” – International Soccer Coming to Wrigley Field

“Friendly at the Confines” – International Soccer Coming to Wrigley Field

Italy’s AS Roma and Poland’s Zaglebie Lubin will play on July 22.

by May 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Marmol is Going to Get Plenty of Time Off and Other Bullets

Carlos Marmol is Going to Get Plenty of Time Off and Other Bullets

Marmol is getting treatment for his strained hamstring, Dale Sveum is still defending his decision, and Robin Ventura refuses to troll us.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Cardinals 7 – May 15, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Cardinals 7 – May 15, 2012

Have I told you lately that I hate the Cardinals?

by May 15, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Cubs Acquire Lefty Hunter Cervenka from Red Sox to Complete Marlon Byrd Trade

Cubs Acquire Lefty Hunter Cervenka from Red Sox to Complete Marlon Byrd Trade

He’s striking out a ton in A-ball these days.


Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Cardinals (12:45 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Cardinals (12:45 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The Cubs go for a third win in a row, which would be swell.

by May 15, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Chicago Cubs Sign Mike MacDougal to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Mike MacDougal to Minor League Deal

The 35-year-old reliever was released by the Dodgers yesterday.