Chicago Cubs News


All Appropriate Thanks and Other Bullets

All Appropriate Thanks and Other Bullets

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. And a thanks to you.

by November 22, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Sign Bogusevic, Gonzalez, Chavez to Minor League Deals

A trio of minor moves.

by November 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Sounds Like Bryan LaHair is Indeed Heading to Japan

Sounds Like Bryan LaHair is Indeed Heading to Japan

The star of April 2012 is reportedly headed out to play for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks.

The Day After: Extensive Thoughts on Yesterday’s Roster Moves

The Day After: Extensive Thoughts on Yesterday’s Roster Moves

The Cubs did a whole lot last night, and each move suggests a variety of things about the players involved, and the Cubs’ plans.

How Much Money is Brandon McCarthy’s Head Injury Worth? and Other Bullets

How Much Money is Brandon McCarthy’s Head Injury Worth? and Other Bullets

Should teams be expecting a discount on McCarthy because of the head injury, specifically?

by November 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Finally, the Roster Moves: LaHair DFA’d, Gutierrez Waived, McNutt, Watkins, Villanueva, Whitenack Added

Finally, the Roster Moves: LaHair DFA’d, Gutierrez Waived, McNutt, Watkins, Villanueva, Whitenack Added

Quite the flurry of moves.

Cubs Acquire Pitching Prospect Barret Loux and PTBNL from Rangers for Jake Brigham

Cubs Acquire Pitching Prospect Barret Loux and PTBNL from Rangers for Jake Brigham

The first of many roster moves.


No, Seriously, the Cubs Have to Make Moves Today and Other Bullets

No, Seriously, the Cubs Have to Make Moves Today and Other Bullets

Today is the deadline for setting the 40-man for purposes of the Rule 5 Draft. Feels like the Cubs need to open up some space and protect a few players.

So, About the Lack of a Jumbotron at Wrigley Field

So, About the Lack of a Jumbotron at Wrigley Field

Plans to construct an obscenely large board in Seattle have me wondering.

by November 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Have Re-Signed Shawn Camp for $1.35 Million Plus Incentives

Cubs Have Re-Signed Shawn Camp for $1.35 Million Plus Incentives

A fine deal to preserve some veteran consistency in the pen.

A Ringer in the Cubs’ Broadcaster Search and Other Bullets

A Ringer in the Cubs’ Broadcaster Search and Other Bullets

Houston Astros’ color man Jim Deshaies is a new entry into the field, and may already be the favorite.

by November 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

The Arizona Fall League Comes to a Close and Other Bullets

The Arizona Fall League Comes to a Close and Other Bullets

A round-up of the Cubs’ prospects performances. Also, how Jorge Soler bested Dan Vogelbach in a display of power.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Surprisingly Quiet After the Election, Ricketts Shares Small Update

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Surprisingly Quiet After the Election, Ricketts Shares Small Update

The update includes a failure to deny that playing a season away from Wrigley Field is still a possibility.

by November 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News