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Jed Hoyer Speaks: Curt Schilling PED Comments, Javier Baez Level, Starlin Castro’s Spot in the Order

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Curt Schilling PED Comments, Javier Baez Level, Starlin Castro’s Spot in the Order

The Cubs’ GM denies, in the strongest terms as possible, that he or Theo would have had anything to do with encouraging PED use.

by February 7, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Insert Finger into Collar, Tug: Curt Schilling Says Members of the Red Sox Organization Encouraged PED Use

Insert Finger into Collar, Tug: Curt Schilling Says Members of the Red Sox Organization Encouraged PED Use

It was back in 2008 when certain members of the Cubs’ front office were still in Boston. (UPDATE: Jed Hoyer says it wasn’t him or Theo.)

by February 7, 2013 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

Carlos Marmol Expected to Report to Spring Training Without Issue and Other Bullets

Carlos Marmol Expected to Report to Spring Training Without Issue and Other Bullets

His legal issues in the Dominican Republic aren’t expected to cause him any travel issues. That’s particularly good if the Cubs plan to shop him.

by February 7, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The City Wants the Cubs and Rooftops to Wrap Things Up This Week

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The City Wants the Cubs and Rooftops to Wrap Things Up This Week

Apparently the Mayor’s Office is eager to get the other aspects of the renovation rolling.

by February 6, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs and Northwestern Formally Announce Their Wrigley Field Plan

Chicago Cubs and Northwestern Formally Announce Their Wrigley Field Plan

Plenty of collegiate athletics will take to Wrigley over the next five years, including football.

by February 6, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Not So Brewenfreude for Ryan Braun and Other Bullets

Not So Brewenfreude for Ryan Braun and Other Bullets

The Brewers star was linked to that alleged PED clinic in Miami, but the connection may not be all that nefarious.

by February 6, 2013 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Lendy Castillo Clears Waivers, Sent to Iowa

Lendy Castillo Clears Waivers, Sent to Iowa

The righty was the Cubs’ Rule 5 pick last year, and is still a legitimate prospect. He just needs seasoning.


God’s Benevolence Watch: Matt Garza Looks Better Now Than He Did at This Point Last Year

God’s Benevolence Watch: Matt Garza Looks Better Now Than He Did at This Point Last Year

He threw a pain-free 30-pitch bullpen session yesterday, and reportedly looked good.

by February 5, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Theo Epstein Speaks: Wrigley Renovation Revenue, Castro v. Baez, Marmol Situation, More

Theo Epstein Speaks: Wrigley Renovation Revenue, Castro v. Baez, Marmol Situation, More

The Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations takes on a variety of pressing topics.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Chicago Tribune Takes a Position

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Chicago Tribune Takes a Position

In short, the Tribune wants all sides to come to a compromise. It’s a pretty reasonable position.

by February 5, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
The 2013 Draft Could Be Very Kind to the Cubs and Other Bullets

The 2013 Draft Could Be Very Kind to the Cubs and Other Bullets

They’re going to have a whole lot of money to spend, especially when you consider what they’ve done in the past.


Chicago Cubs Sign Minor League Free Agent Yeiper Castillo

Chicago Cubs Sign Minor League Free Agent Yeiper Castillo

The 24-year-old righty, and former Red Sox farmhand, looks slightly better than your typical minor league free agent.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Some Reported Details About the Contract with the Rooftops

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Some Reported Details About the Contract with the Rooftops

Among them: if the Cubs have governmental approval for a change at Wrigley, that change can’t be a violation of the agreement.

by February 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs News