The Could They, Would They, Should They of Trading David DeJesus

The Could They, Would They, Should They of Trading David DeJesus

The Giants probably have a need, and other teams might have interest. But is trading DeJesus this month a real possibility?

by August 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Rounding Up the Front Office Turnover – Fleita, Wasserstrom, Kaplan, Kenney, Bush, Epstein, Castro, Marmol

Rounding Up the Front Office Turnover – Fleita, Wasserstrom, Kaplan, Kenney, Bush, Epstein, Castro, Marmol

Details, thoughts, quotes, and reactions to a significant overhaul in the front office. And there’s more to come.

by August 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Alfonso Soriano Reiterates That He’s Pretty Unlikely to Consider a Deal to San Francisco

Alfonso Soriano Reiterates That He’s Pretty Unlikely to Consider a Deal to San Francisco

He still doesn’t like the West Coast or the weather. How does he feel about losing?

by August 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Cubs Have an Unfair Recruiting Advantage and Other Bullets

The Cubs Have an Unfair Recruiting Advantage and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum discusses the special opportunity in Chicago. Chris Volstad is still in the rotation, and Brett Jackson continues to work.

by August 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Change

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Change

What does Oneri Fleita’s departure mean for the Cubs’ minor league system? Also, Albert Almora debuts in Boise with a homer.

Time Left to Join One-Day Fantasy Contest, Beat Me, and Win Cash

Time Left to Join One-Day Fantasy Contest, Beat Me, and Win Cash

Let’s have some fun on Friday, shall we? And you can win some scratch.

by August 15, 2012 Meta
Enhanced Box Score: Astros 2, Cubs 7 – August 15, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 2, Cubs 7 – August 15, 2012

That’s a more appropriate score.

by August 15, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores

No Surprise: Alfonso Soriano and Carlos Marmol Have Cleared Waivers

No Surprise: Alfonso Soriano and Carlos Marmol Have Cleared Waivers

The Cubs have been trying to move Soriano, but teams want them to eat an exorbitant amount of money. The Giants might now be desperate, but Soriano has already nixed them once.

by August 15, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Oneri Fleita OUT As VP of Player Personel (UPDATE: Others As Well)

Oneri Fleita OUT As VP of Player Personel (UPDATE: Others As Well)

No word on where he might be going, whether he’s being replaced, or what was the impetus for the move.

by August 15, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Astros v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Astros v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Be gone, ye mighty Astros!

by August 15, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Theo Epstein Hints at a Jeff Samardzija Shut-Down Plan

Theo Epstein Hints at a Jeff Samardzija Shut-Down Plan

Epstein says the Cubs will do what’s best for Samardzija long term.

by August 15, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

God’s Wrath Watch: Dale Sveum Would Be “Surprised” if Matt Garza Pitches Again this Year

God’s Wrath Watch: Dale Sveum Would Be “Surprised” if Matt Garza Pitches Again this Year

Theo Epstein won’t rule it out, but he doesn’t sound optimistic either.

by August 15, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
The Chris Volstad Story Doesn’t Change and Other Bullets

The Chris Volstad Story Doesn’t Change and Other Bullets

New day, same story. More on Brett Jackson’s struggles, some of the Cubs’ better prospects, and a Koyie Hill sighting.