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Lukewarm Stove: Where Do Things Stand With Respect to Matt Garza and Fausto Carmona?

Lukewarm Stove: Where Do Things Stand With Respect to Matt Garza and Fausto Carmona?

With Brandon Webb officially off the market, if the Chicago Cubs are going to make a starting pitching move, it’s going to be via trade. You’ve already heard about the[Read More…]

by December 28, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Out of it for Brandon Webb

Hopefully you weren’t pining away for Brandon Webb in your stocking, because according to¬†Jayson Stark, the Chicago Cubs are out of it for him. Interest in Webb had picked up[Read More…]

by December 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Meta: Happy Holidays and Happy Birthday

Meta: Happy Holidays and Happy Birthday

I hope you’re enjoying happy holidays, and all that. You’ll note that BN doesn’t go into limited posting over the holidays like some sites, but only because the purveyors of[Read More…]

by December 24, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Another Prospect List: John Sickels Ranks the Cubs’ Top Prospects

Another Prospect List: John Sickels Ranks the Cubs’ Top Prospects

Another day, another Chicago Cubs prospect list – together with the Hot (or Lukewarm) Stove, prospect lists are what makes this time of year excellent for baseball fans. Enough fluff.[Read More…]

by December 22, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Still Going After Matt Garza

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Still Going After Matt Garza

The will-they-won’t-they saga between the Chicago Cubs and Brandon Webb is second only to the will-they-won’t-they saga between the Chicago Cubs and Matt Garza. According to Bruce Levine, the “will[Read More…]

by December 22, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Rangers Close to Landing Brandon Webb

Confirming earlier rumors, the Chicago Cubs no longer look like a solid bet to sign Brandon Webb. Instead, it’s looking increasingly likely that Webb will end up with the Texas[Read More…]

by December 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Conflicting Reports on Brandon Webb – Cubs Might Lead for Him, Or Might Not Want Him At All

Conflicting Reports on Brandon Webb – Cubs Might Lead for Him, Or Might Not Want Him At All

If you needed any more evidence that the rumor-chasing business is a difficult one, look no further than the Chicago Cubs’ pursuit of free agent starter Brandon Webb. The team[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs “Have to Try” and Add a Starter Like Fausto Carmona

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs “Have to Try” and Add a Starter Like Fausto Carmona

There is no way to sugercoat the Zack Greinke trade and its effect on the NL Central – the Brewers are now formidable, in a division that was already looking[Read More…]

by December 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

WGN Radio Extends Hughes Through 2015

Ron Santo may be gone, but Chicago Cubs fans will continue to hear one half of the duo they’ve come to love on WGN Radio for the past 15 years.[Read More…]

by December 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The Chicago Cubs 2011 Top Prospects – Baseball Prospectus

The Chicago Cubs 2011 Top Prospects – Baseball Prospectus

With all of the Chicago Cubs trade rumors flying around this time of year, it’s a good time to take a look at the prospects whose names fly right around[Read More…]

Uh Oh: Zack Greinke Traded to Brewers

The Chicago Cubs weren’t going to acquire Zack Greinke, but we were hoping no other NL Central team would get him. Unfortunately, the Brewers just did. Former Cy Young Award[Read More…]

by December 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors

Cubs and Giants Discussed Swapping Kosuke Fukudome and Aaron Rowand

In rumors that make no sense,¬†Jerry Crasnick is reporting that he’s heard the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants have discussed swapping outfielders Kosuke Fukudome and Aaron Rowand in a[Read More…]

by December 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Brandon Webb to Decide on a Team Soon

Lukewarm Stove: Brandon Webb to Decide on a Team Soon

It’s a very lukewarm Friday, apparently. One of the Chicago Cubs’ few free agent targets this offseason, Brandon Webb, is set to make his decision in the next few days.[Read More…]

by December 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Might the Cubs Consider Dealing Randy Wells or Tom Gorzelanny if They Land Matt Garza?

Lukewarm Stove: Might the Cubs Consider Dealing Randy Wells or Tom Gorzelanny if They Land Matt Garza?

The Chicago Cubs continue to pursue pitching options such as Tampa Bay starter Matt Garza, who is more likely to move now that Cliff Lee has signed. The question remains:[Read More…]

by December 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

2011 Spring Training Non-Roster Invitee List Expands

The Chicago Cubs’ non-roster invitee list has grown a bit since last check, and there are a couple more guys who will be vying for a bench or bullpen spot[Read More…]

by December 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs Close to Deal with Kerry Wood

Chicago Cubs Close to Deal with Kerry Wood

Well this would be a very pleasant (moderate) surprise. The Cubs, who have a major need for a veteran right handed reliever are moving towards finalizing a deal with free[Read More…]

by December 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Phillies Looking to Move Joe Blanton, Would Cubs Bite?

Lukewarm Stove: Phillies Looking to Move Joe Blanton, Would Cubs Bite?

In addition to the numerous other outgrowths of the Cliff Lee signing, the Phillies are looking to dump their current fifth starter, Joe Blanton. Would the Chicago Cubs be interested[Read More…]

by December 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Brace Yourself: Mark Prior Is Not Coming Back to the Cubs

Brace Yourself: Mark Prior Is Not Coming Back to the Cubs

It was easy to get excited about the prospect of former Chicago Cubs employee Mark Prior returning to the club who paid him so much for such a questionable attitude[Read More…]

by December 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
2011 Chicago Cubs Spring Training Game Schedule is Here

2011 Chicago Cubs Spring Training Game Schedule is Here

The Chicago Cubs have officially released their 35-game 2011 Spring Training schedule, though many of the games were already known. Among the highlights: the opener is February 27 against the[Read More…]

by December 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Alfonso Soriano’s Contract is the Worst $100 Million Contract of All Time

Alfonso Soriano’s Contract is the Worst $100 Million Contract of All Time

You won’t find a Chicago Cubs fan who doesn’t hate Alfonso Soriano’s current deal. Sure, it was exciting to – for once – land the preeminent free agent on the[Read More…]

by December 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

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