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David DeJesus Trade: Follow-Up, Analysis, Quotes, Reactions, Etc.

David DeJesus Trade: Follow-Up, Analysis, Quotes, Reactions, Etc.

What was the trade all about? What happens next?

Dioner Navarro Looks Like a Solid Piece to Bring Back in 2014 and Other Bullets

Dioner Navarro Looks Like a Solid Piece to Bring Back in 2014 and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ back-up catcher is a free agent after the season, but he certainly feels like a guy the Cubs would love to bring back.

by August 20, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

David DeJesus Traded to Washington Nationals for PTBNL (UPDATES)

David DeJesus Traded to Washington Nationals for PTBNL (UPDATES)

The trade is something of a surprise, mostly because of the timing.

Being a Cubs Fan Makes You Biased and Incompetent, Apparently

Being a Cubs Fan Makes You Biased and Incompetent, Apparently

Ryan Braun reportedly told other baseball players that the sample collector associated with his 2011 positive test was a Cubs fan, and that was a problem.

Starlin Castro is Still Developing and Other Bullets

Starlin Castro is Still Developing and Other Bullets

As much as you might hate to continue hearing it, that doesn’t make it any less true.

Starlin Castro and Javier Baez Dominate the Bullets and Other Bullets

Starlin Castro and Javier Baez Dominate the Bullets and Other Bullets

Their appearance together is become less of a coincidence.

Javier Baez Walk-Off Homer? No Big Deal, and Other Bullets

Javier Baez Walk-Off Homer? No Big Deal, and Other Bullets

The extent to which Baez has been good in AA so far surpasses my ability to keep coming up with new ways to compliment him.


Phillies Part Ways with Charlie Manuel, Name Ryne Sandberg Interim Manager

Phillies Part Ways with Charlie Manuel, Name Ryne Sandberg Interim Manager

Nothing but well-wishes for Sandberg, who would have been the wrong guy for the Cubs two years ago. Now is his time.

Alfonso Soriano is Suddenly Relevant and Other Bullets

Alfonso Soriano is Suddenly Relevant and Other Bullets

It only took a hot streak. Er, wait: it only took a move to the Yankees.

Jake Arrieta Joins the Rotation – Are There Any Service Time Implications Here? (UPDATE)

Jake Arrieta Joins the Rotation – Are There Any Service Time Implications Here? (UPDATE)

The hard-throwing righty will get something of an extended audition with the Cubs.

Kris Bryant and the Possibility of Third Base for the Cubs in 2014 and Other Bullets

Kris Bryant and the Possibility of Third Base for the Cubs in 2014 and Other Bullets

Is it realistic to think Bryant could break camp with the Cubs next year? I really don’t think so.


Theo Epstein Confirms the Cubs’ International Spending Approach, Discusses Free Agent Spending

Theo Epstein Confirms the Cubs’ International Spending Approach, Discusses Free Agent Spending

The Cubs spent a lot internationally, but haven’t spent much on payroll. Are those things really all that related?

God’s Wrath Watch: Jacob Hannemann Has Tear in Elbow (UPDATE: Also Josh Vitters)

God’s Wrath Watch: Jacob Hannemann Has Tear in Elbow (UPDATE: Also Josh Vitters)

Fortunately it is his non-throwing elbow, and it will not require surgery.