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Why the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Why the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Editor’s Note: Yes, it’s that time of year again – the time for us to settle back into our protective bubble where the Chicago Cubs are destined for greatness, and[Read More…]

by March 16, 2011 Analysis and Commentary

More Scouting Info on the Cubs’ Two Recent Cuban Signees

Baseball America has a bit more information on the two newest members of the Chicago Cubs’ farm system (pending visa issues), Ruby Silva and Yaniel Cabeza. Silva, a 21-year-old lefthanded[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Jason Frasor Back on Cubs’ Radar

Lukewarm Stove: Jason Frasor Back on Cubs’ Radar

Among the bullpen options the CubsĀ are considering is a former target, Jason Frasor, who last week accepted the Blue Jays’ offer of salary arbitration. He made $2.65 million last year,[Read More…]

by December 9, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Derrek Lee, Carlos Pena, Brad Hawpe, Adam LaRoche

Lukewarm Stove: Derrek Lee, Carlos Pena, Brad Hawpe, Adam LaRoche

Some of us have wondered openly why Derrek Lee’s name is never brought up in first base rumors for the Chicago Cubs. He’s obviously familiar with the organization, he’s solid[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: A Couple Bullpen Bits

Lukewarm Stove: A Couple Bullpen Bits

The Chicago Cubs continue to look as possible relievers to add to the mix for 2011. You can add Jesse Crain to the list of guys the Cubs are considering.[Read More…]

Ryne Sandberg Getting Nibbles from Other Organizations

As I mentioned earlier this week, despite lip-service entreaties from the Chicago Cubs, Ryne Sandberg is a mortal lock to leave the organization. Where he will end up is still[Read More…]

by October 24, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Toronto Blue Jays Expected to Interview Ryne Sandberg

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Toronto Blue Jays Expected to Interview Ryne Sandberg

A primary reason that the Chicago Cubs have been able to delay their managerial decision is because the two most likely candidates – interim manager Mike Quade and AAA Iowa[Read More…]

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Pat Listach Out

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Pat Listach Out

Pat Listach, former Cubs’ minor league manager and current Nationals’ coach, was infrequently mentioned as a possible candidate for the open Chicago Cubs’ managerial position. He will no longer be[Read More…]

by October 11, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Cubs and Blue Jays Continue to Talk Trade

The Cubs and Blue Jays Continue to Talk Trade

With a youthful bullpen, light on solid options at the end of the game, the Chicago Cubs continue to consider options for adding a veteran right-hander. To that end, Blue[Read More…]

by March 22, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
So the Cubs Aren’t Getting Cuban Shortstop Hechavarria

So the Cubs Aren’t Getting Cuban Shortstop Hechavarria

Last week, there was a head-scratcher of a rumor that had the Chicago Cubs attached to a top Cuban shortstop prospect, who is free to sign with any team. Yesterday,[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Reliever Rumors

Chicago Cubs Reliever Rumors

In the wake of Angel Guzman’s shoulder issues, the Chicago Cubs are being attached to a number of reliever rumors. Some are nothing new – the Cubs are still interested[Read More…]

by March 9, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Still Looking at Relievers, but Probably Not Kiko Calero

Cubs Still Looking at Relievers, but Probably Not Kiko Calero

Although Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry has gone back and forth on whether or not the Cubs are done making moves this offseason, he waivers the most when asked[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Time for a Grain of Salt: Ben Sheets “All But Signed by the Chicago Cubs”

Time for a Grain of Salt: Ben Sheets “All But Signed by the Chicago Cubs”

Occasionally, you stumble across a rumor that knocks you on your backside. Sometimes, the rumor is nothing more than a single statement – one that you hadn’t seen anywhere else.[Read More…]

by January 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors