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I Really Want to Like President Obama, But They’re Making It So Hard

I Really Want to Like President Obama, But They’re Making It So Hard

I have nothing against President Obama’s agenda as of yet. But I do have one serious problem with President Obama. And it’s about to get worse. The White Sox are[Read More...]

by January 28, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Much Like the Astros, the Brewers are “All Set”

Much Like the Astros, the Brewers are “All Set”

Another off-season NL Central player bites the dust, it seems. “We’re pretty far down the road of building our ballclub,” general manager Doug Melvin said. “But it’s still going to[Read More...]

by January 28, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Mark McGwire Used Steroids… Probably

Mark McGwire Used Steroids… Probably

The news broke late last week that Mark McGwire’s brother is trying to publish a book that discloses Mark used steroids, which would be a shock on the order the[Read More...]

by January 27, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Astros Are All Set Without Andy Pettitte – Team Clearly Does Not Understand What “All Set” Means

Astros Are All Set Without Andy Pettitte – Team Clearly Does Not Understand What “All Set” Means

The Houston Astros have been virtually non-existent this off-season, and apparently their loudest move is going to be swearing off any kind of loud move. McLane also addressed the possibility[Read More...]

by January 26, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Ben Sheets is Obviously Broken

Ben Sheets is Obviously Broken

For the Cubs’ primary rival in the NL Central (probably?), pitcher Ben Sheets’ rejection of the Brewers’ offer of arbitration may have been the best thing to happen to them[Read More...]

by January 25, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Moor (get it?) About the Padres Sale

Moor (get it?) About the Padres Sale

I have no doubt that soon-to-be-new-part Padres owner Jeff Moorad looks at the team as an investment. He’s been quoted as saying as much, if in a round-about way. With[Read More...]

by January 19, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Adam Wainwright to the Yankees for Robinson Cano?

Lukewarm Stove: Adam Wainwright to the Yankees for Robinson Cano?

Gotta keep tabs on division rivals, and in an offseason where none of the Central teams have made particularly compelling moves, any whiff of a rumor is interesting. The St.[Read More...]

by January 18, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
St. Louis Cardinals May Pursue Jon Garland, Other Free Agent Starters

St. Louis Cardinals May Pursue Jon Garland, Other Free Agent Starters

Given that the Cardinals seem to have only four starting pitchers set for 2009 (Adam Wainwright, Kyle Lohse, Todd Wellemeyer, Joel Piniero), I suppose this was only a matter of[Read More...]

by January 17, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
The Houston Astros are Likely Finished with the Off-Season, Regular Season

The Houston Astros are Likely Finished with the Off-Season, Regular Season

Much like the Milwaukee Brewers, the Houston Astros now look to be done adding anything to their team for the off-season. And they may very well be the worst nine-figure[Read More...]

by January 16, 2009 MLB News and Rumors

Shock! Michael Young Will Not be a Chicago Cub

Despite earlier noted ridiculous speculation, not only will Michael Young not be traded to the Cubs for Alfonso Soriano, he’s not going to be traded at all. Can you believe[Read More...]

by January 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors

Obsessive Peavywatch: Padres Sign David Eckstein

If the Padres also add Omar Vizquel, as has been speculated, the ability of the Cubs to shuffle off “serviceable” major league pieces like Ronny Cedeno in a deal for[Read More...]

by January 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
The Brewers Are Unlikely to Add Anyone Else

The Brewers Are Unlikely to Add Anyone Else

With an off-season highlighted by banner moves such as signing 57-year-old closer Trevor Hoffman and getting a single second-round pick for CC Sabathia, one would expect the Brewers to continue[Read More...]

by January 15, 2009 MLB News and Rumors

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