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Offseason Issues Not Named Milton

Offseason Issues Not Named Milton

Obviously moving outfielder Milton Bradley is the Chicago Cubs’ top offseason priority. You might even say, it’s an obsessive priority (ha – self referential!). But we all know there are[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Working the Phones in Tampa and Toronto

Chicago Cubs Working the Phones in Tampa and Toronto

The big move on the horizon for the Chicago Cubs is obviously dumping Milton Bradley. But that isn’t necessarily the sole focus of the Cubs’ offseason, and General Manager Jim[Read More…]

by October 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Jake Fox is Not a Starter – A Statistical Examination

Jake Fox is Not a Starter – A Statistical Examination

On Friday, May 8, the Chicago Cubs were playing the Milwaukee Brewers. It was a nondescript, early season game. In the third inning, Ryan Braun drove a hard grounder down[Read More…]

by October 21, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Moderately Obsessive Hitting Coach Watch: Rudy Jaramillo is Going to Get Paid

Moderately Obsessive Hitting Coach Watch: Rudy Jaramillo is Going to Get Paid

The Chicago Cubs are on the verge of signing a new hitting coach, Rudy Jaramillo of the Texas Rangers. And they aren’t just going to sign him, they’re going to[Read More…]

by October 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs Considering Next Hitting Coach

Chicago Cubs Considering Next Hitting Coach

The first rumor about a possible hitting coach replacement involves Texas Rangers’ coach Rudy Jaramillo. The Chicago Cubs let their hitting coach, Von Joshua, return to AAA Iowa. Joshua, himself,[Read More…]

by October 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Grabow Back, Fox and Fontenot Gone?

Grabow Back, Fox and Fontenot Gone?

Reliever John Grabow, whom the Chicago Cubs acquired midseason, has said openly that he’d like to return to the Cubs next year. The Cubs, in turn, would like to have[Read More…]

by October 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Could the Mets be Interested in Milton Bradley? Carlos Zambrano?

Could the Mets be Interested in Milton Bradley? Carlos Zambrano?

Sure, the offseason isn’t here yet, but it’s never too early for crazy Chicago Cubs rumors. And that is part of our credo here at Bleacher Nation: we will bring[Read More…]

by September 24, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

So Taguchi to Chicago

Citing a lack of experienced outfield depth, the Chicago Cubs added former Iowa Cub (the season is over) So Taguchi to the active roster. He will help out while Sam[Read More…]

by September 17, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: God Really Hates Cubs Outfielders, Including Sam Fuld

God’s Wrath Watch: God Really Hates Cubs Outfielders, Including Sam Fuld

If you’re going to play in the outfield for the Chicago Cubs, you better be prepared to miss some time with an injury. This time, it’s super sub Sam Fuld[Read More…]

by September 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Soriano’s Surgery Successful

God’s Wrath Watch: Soriano’s Surgery Successful

The good news is that Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano’s knee surgery yesterday was a success. The bad news (well, is it bad?) is that he’s now definitely done for[Read More…]

by September 16, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Soriano Finally Having His Knee Surgery

God’s Wrath Watch: Soriano Finally Having His Knee Surgery

It was several weeks in the making, but Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano is finally having knee surgery this week. The Cubs’ outfielder said Sunday that he hopes to have[Read More…]

by September 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Lou Piniella Plans to Become Dusty Baker Next Year

Lou Piniella Plans to Become Dusty Baker Next Year

Although there was little need for confirmation, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella confirmed this weekend that Alfonso Soriano will not be the Cubs’ leadoff man next year – better two[Read More…]

God’s Wrath Watch: Soriano Almost Certainly Done for the Year, But When is that Surgery Happening?

God’s Wrath Watch: Soriano Almost Certainly Done for the Year, But When is that Surgery Happening?

More than a week ago, Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano, hampered by a bum knee, revealed that he was going to be having surgery some time before the end of[Read More…]

by September 12, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Alfonso Soriano Might Be Blind

Alfonso Soriano Might Be Blind

Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano is probably going to be out for the rest of the year following upcoming knee surgery. While he’s out, he’s apparently decided to get[Read More…]

by September 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Expected to Pursue Chone Figgins

Cubs Expected to Pursue Chone Figgins

You know that the 2009 season is officially over for a team when the rumors about their off-season moves begin to swirl. For the Chicago Cubs, it’s going to center[Read More…]

God’s Wrathwatch: Alfonso Soriano is Having Surgery, May Be Done for Year

God’s Wrathwatch: Alfonso Soriano is Having Surgery, May Be Done for Year

Alfonso Soriano has not been right for a long time. It seemed he was just having a bad year, slumping as he aged. Soriano, the streakiest hitter in baseball, was[Read More…]

Alfonso Soriano is Shut Down

The Chicago Cubs have decided to put down sit Alfonso Soriano indefinitely until/if his bum knee gets better. “The crux of it is his knee is not strong,” Piniella said.[Read More…]

by September 4, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Reports: Cubs May Work Out Trade with Twins for Rich Harden

Reports: Cubs May Work Out Trade with Twins for Rich Harden

In a throwaway line from his column yesterday on the Jeff Baker and Alfonso Soriano injuries, Bruce Miles dropped a mini bombshell: Harden update: There are reports that the Cubs[Read More…]

by August 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
God’s Wrathwatch: MRI Reveals that Soriano is Pretty Much Fine

God’s Wrathwatch: MRI Reveals that Soriano is Pretty Much Fine

So much for using the knee as an excuse for a terrible season. I kid. Mostly. The Cubs and Alfonso Soriano got good news Saturday when an MRI exam on[Read More…]

by August 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrathwatch: Soriano to Have MRI … In Like Two Weeks

God’s Wrathwatch: Soriano to Have MRI … In Like Two Weeks

Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano has been battling a sore knee since late April, following an outfield wall collision. Recently, both he and the Cubs were thinking that an MRI[Read More…]

by August 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

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