Post Tagged with: "Carlos Marmol"


Edwin Jackson Could Be a Nice Addition to the Curtis Granderson Trade

Edwin Jackson Could Be a Nice Addition to the Curtis Granderson Trade

The Chicago Cubs’ primary target this offseason is, and should be, Detroit Tigers’ center fielder Curtis Granderson (you know, assuming the team can dump Milton Bradley, blah, blah, details). But[Read More…]

by December 1, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
OMGranderson AND Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Resolution at the Winter Meetings?

OMGranderson AND Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Resolution at the Winter Meetings?

The Chicago Cubs want to trade Milton Bradley. The Chicago Cubs want Curtis Granderson. The Detroit Tigers are shopping Curtis Granderson. These are the things that we know, and most[Read More…]


OMGranderson Watch: Granderson is a Perfect Fit for the Cubs

OMGranderson Watch: Granderson is a Perfect Fit for the Cubs

Or so says the Chicago Tribune’s Rick Morrissey: The Tigers center fielder is a wonderful baseball player, and the Cubs should pursue a trade for him with the relentlessness of[Read More…]

by November 24, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Carlos Marmol Loves Pedro Martinez, But the Cubs Don’t

Carlos Marmol Loves Pedro Martinez, But the Cubs Don’t

Even though the Chicago Cubs probably should be in the market for some starting pitching depth, they are not. The relative virtue of such a decision, I will leave to[Read More…]

by November 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
John Grabow is About to Get Paid

John Grabow is About to Get Paid

The Chicago Cubs are on the verge of doing what they do so well in the Jim Hendry era: resigning the players they want to keep. Unfortunately, they’re also on[Read More…]

by November 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
OMGranderson Watch: The Cubs Have the Prospects to Get Granderson, But Will They Use Them?

OMGranderson Watch: The Cubs Have the Prospects to Get Granderson, But Will They Use Them?

The Watch has officially entered OMG level. In years past, when the Chicago Cubs were in on a big trade target, there was always a huge knock on their chances:[Read More…]

by November 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Curtis Granderson is Available, the Chicago Cubs are Drooling

Curtis Granderson is Available, the Chicago Cubs are Drooling

At least I hope so. An anonymous NL executive has said that he was informed Detroit Tigers center fielder Curtis Granderson is being shopped this Winter. Could there be a[Read More…]

by November 12, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Kevin Gregg is a Free Agent

Kevin Gregg has officially filed for free agency. The Chicago Cubs are not expected to re-sign him, or even offer him arbitration despite his Type A designation. Carlos Marmol is[Read More…]

by November 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Kevin Gregg Wants to Close for the Cubs Next Year

Kevin Gregg Wants to Close for the Cubs Next Year

Former Chicago Cubs closer Kevin Gregg recently revealed that not only does he hope to come back to the Cubs next year, but he hopes to come back as the[Read More…]

Meet the Cubs 2010 Closer: Carlos Marmol

Meet the Cubs 2010 Closer: Carlos Marmol

It is not a huge surprise that Carlos Marmol would end up as the 2010 closer for the Chicago Cubs. It is mildly surprising, however, that Lou Piniella would make[Read More…]

by September 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Looking to Re-Sign John Grabow

Cubs Looking to Re-Sign John Grabow

If there’s one thing Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry knows how to do excellently, it’s re-sign his players. But if there’s a related thing he also knows how to[Read More…]


Enhanced Box Score: Reds 7, Cubs 5 – September 12, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Reds 7, Cubs 5 – September 12, 2009

Clearly Randy Wells does not realize that his quest for Rookie of the Year is about all we have to cheer for at this point. Also, Carlos Marmol did a[Read More…]

by September 13, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Jose Valverde: The Cubs Need a Closer, and that Closer is Me

Jose Valverde: The Cubs Need a Closer, and that Closer is Me

After the disappointing performance of Kevin Gregg in the closer’s role this year for the Chicago Cubs, Carlos Marmol has taken over adequately, and is the presumptive favorite to return[Read More…]