Chicago Cubs News


Cubs Purchase, er, Trade for Pitcher Justin Germano (for Cash)

Cubs Purchase, er, Trade for Pitcher Justin Germano (for Cash)

The Red Sox reliever has been a great starter at AAA this year, so maybe he’ll soon be a rotational fill-in for the Cubs.

Theo Epstein Speaks: Trade Deadline, Cubs’ Needs, Free Agent Spending, Wrigley Renovation

Theo Epstein Speaks: Trade Deadline, Cubs’ Needs, Free Agent Spending, Wrigley Renovation

The Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations offers his thoughts on the upcoming trade deadline, and where the Cubs stand, among other things.


Dale Sveum Says Maybe the Cubs Can Be Competitive Next Year and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum Says Maybe the Cubs Can Be Competitive Next Year and Other Bullets

Maybe. Jeff Samardzija understands his role going forward, Darwin Barney keeps getting praise for his defense, and Randy Wells has a strained elbow.

Jorge Soler Debuts Tomorrow for the AZL Cubs

Jorge Soler Debuts Tomorrow for the AZL Cubs

Get ready to put way too much stock into rookie ball numbers!

Carlos Zambrano Speaks: Cubs Fans, Teammates, Management, Etc.

Carlos Zambrano Speaks: Cubs Fans, Teammates, Management, Etc.

The former Cubs starter is back in Chicago, and he’s got a thousand apologies.

by July 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Travis Wood Dropped a Clunker and Other Bullets

Travis Wood Dropped a Clunker and Other Bullets

Is there a reason for concern? He was looking so good, and at least one guy thought he looked good last night, too.

by July 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Ozzie Guillen Says Cubs Fans “Should” Boo Carlos Zambrano and Other Bullets

Ozzie Guillen Says Cubs Fans “Should” Boo Carlos Zambrano and Other Bullets

You never know what Ozzie really means. In the same breath, Ozzie explains why Cubs fans should welcome Z back with open arms.

by July 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Bud Selig Trying to Help the Cubs Get Funding

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Bud Selig Trying to Help the Cubs Get Funding

The Commissioner has a pretty sweet All-Star-related offer in mind for the city of Chicago.

by July 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Marmol Should Throw Strikes and Other Bullets

Carlos Marmol Should Throw Strikes and Other Bullets

Marmol still has to focus on throwing strikes. Dale Sveum loves Darwin Barney, Jeff Samardzija loves Ryan Dempster, and everyone loves Anthony rizzo.

by July 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Enjoy the Winning, but the Cubs are Still Sellers and Other Bullets

Enjoy the Winning, but the Cubs are Still Sellers and Other Bullets

Jed Hoyer talks about all manner of things, including the trade deadline, the Cubs’ role as seller, Ryan Dempster, and Dale Sveum.

The Cubs Are Unaffected by Trade Rumors and Other Bullets

The Cubs Are Unaffected by Trade Rumors and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum says his guys aren’t going to be impacted by the drumbeat of trade rumors. Alfonso Soriano is good, the Cubs are good, and Ron Santo is good.

by July 14, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Ian Stewart Had Successful Wrist Surgery and Other Bullets

Ian Stewart Had Successful Wrist Surgery and Other Bullets

The hope is that he’ll be back at the very end of the season. The Cubs have some top prospects, Darwin Barney is swell, and Hayden Simpson keeps trying.

The Cubs Officially Break Ground on New Spring Training Facility in Mesa, Arizona

The Cubs Officially Break Ground on New Spring Training Facility in Mesa, Arizona

It was the official start of a process that will culminate in new facilities for the Cubs in 2014.

by July 12, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Albert Almora and Jorge Soler are Roommates and Other Bullets

Albert Almora and Jorge Soler are Roommates and Other Bullets

That’s a pretty great pair. The front office likes Dale Sveum, a look at some mid-season stuff, and let’s talk about awesome minor league names.

The Cubs/White Sox Series Will Indeed Be Reduced and Other Bullets

The Cubs/White Sox Series Will Indeed Be Reduced and Other Bullets

Starting in 2013, it looks like the norm will be four games, not six. Bryan LaHair talks about his Japan dalliance, and an update on Dillon Maples.