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God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee Has a Jacked Up Thumb

God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee Has a Jacked Up Thumb

The magnifying glass had been pointed elsewhere for a couple of weeks and we all became complacent. Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek was pulled from today’s game against the Brewers[Read More…]

by April 12, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Alfonso Soriano’s Knee Watch: So Far, So Good

Alfonso Soriano’s Knee Watch: So Far, So Good

Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano played just 117 games last year – and when he did play, he wasn’t altogether healthy or effective. The Cubs are hoping he gets back[Read More…]

by April 8, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Zambrano and Piniella Remain Positive After Nightmare-Inducing Opening Day

Zambrano and Piniella Remain Positive After Nightmare-Inducing Opening Day

While yesterday was a holiday to most Chicago Cubs fans, it kind of felt like Memorial Day – sombre and reflective – without the day off. Starter Carlos Zambrano had[Read More…]

by April 6, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Series Preview: Cubs v. Braves, April 5 – April 8, 2010

Series Preview: Cubs v. Braves, April 5 – April 8, 2010

Finally, the 2010 season is upon us, and with it brings the first Bleacher Nation Series Preview. In case you’d forgotten, we don’t do individual game previews here for at[Read More…]

by April 5, 2010 Series Previews
Why the 2010 St. Louis Cardinals Will Suck

Why the 2010 St. Louis Cardinals 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 April 1, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
Marlon Byrd Says He’s a Great Center Fielder

Marlon Byrd Says He’s a Great Center Fielder

TheĀ consensusĀ around baseball about Marlon Byrd’s defense in center field is that he’s a nearly perfectly average center fielder. His range is acceptable and his arm is acceptable. He won’t win[Read More…]

by March 4, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Live Together, Die Alone: LOST and the Chicago Cubs

Live Together, Die Alone: LOST and the Chicago Cubs

“Every man for himself is not going to work. It’s time to start organizing. We need to figure out how we’re going to survive here. Now, I found water. Fresh[Read More…]

by February 2, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
Reliever Joe Nelson Wants to Be a Chicago Cub

Reliever Joe Nelson Wants to Be a Chicago Cub

The Chicago Cubs continue to look for a reliever, but maybe they should just let the reliever come to them. Free-agent pitcher Joe Nelson, who has made 101 appearances over[Read More…]

by January 28, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Fourth Outfielder Watch: Jonny Gomes is in Love with the Chicago Cubs

Fourth Outfielder Watch: Jonny Gomes is in Love with the Chicago Cubs

Add another name to the list of possible fourth outfielder options for the Chicago Cubs: Jonny Gomes. After raking for the Cincinnati Reds last year, Gomes was non-tendered for fear[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

In Case You Were Hoping for Melky Cabrera

You can forget it. Reports indicate that today, Melky Cabrera and some other youngsters will be traded to the Atlanta Braves for pitchers Javier Vazquez and Boone Logan. The Braves[Read More…]

by December 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

This Week’s Winter Meetings: A Rundown of the Chicago Cubs Rumors to Be Explored

Baseball’s Winter Meetings are this week, and executives from all over will gather in Indianapolis to wheel, deal, discuss, and plan for 2010. And the Chicago Cubs are no different.[Read More…]

by December 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Oh Thank Jeebus – Braves Sign Saito

Oh Thank Jeebus – Braves Sign Saito

Last week, rumors swirled that the Chicago Cubs were considering signing near-40-year-old reliever Takashi Saito. The Cubs bullpen, already crowded, simply didn’t need another expensive option – the ghosts of[Read More…]

by December 4, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Cubs Looking at Another Expensive Reliever, Because, You Know, That Makes Sense

Cubs Looking at Another Expensive Reliever, Because, You Know, That Makes Sense

As if signing reliever John Grabow to a two year $7 million contract was not enough indignity for a team approaching its budget limitations and with needs in the infield,[Read More…]

by November 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Don’t Cry, But Mark DeRosa Isn’t Coming Back

Don’t Cry, But Mark DeRosa Isn’t Coming Back

For those Chicago Cubs fans holding out hope that the team would take interest in signing free agent Mark DeRosa – you’re going to have to get used to disappointment.[Read More…]

by November 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Milton to the Braves for Derek Lowe?

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Milton to the Braves for Derek Lowe?

Here at Bleacher Nation, we consider it our duty to report any and all rumors involving the Chicago Cubs, no matter how unlikely. Frankly, that’s how we get involved in[Read More…]

by November 18, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors

Why the Final Week Rainout and the Last Game Loss Were Blessings

The 2010 Major League Baseball draft order is out, pending changes due to free agency signings, and the Chicago Cubs come in at 16th. That the Cubs are 16th and[Read More…]

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