Post Tagged with: "Diamondbacks"


Greg Maddux Leaving the Cubs to Be Diamondbacks Pitching Coach?

Greg Maddux Leaving the Cubs to Be Diamondbacks Pitching Coach?

Hall of Fame pitcher, and Chicago Cub favorite, Greg Maddux rejoined the Cubs organization earlier this year as a special assistant to general manager Jim Hendry. He toured the minors,[Read More…]

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Bob Brenly to Interview, Don Wakamatsu on Cubs’ List

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Bob Brenly to Interview, Don Wakamatsu on Cubs’ List

Mike Quade certainly isn’t doing anything to hurt his chances of landing the full-time Chicago Cubs’ managerial gig, but the Cubs are proceeding with interviews far and wide. Up next,[Read More…]

by September 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: The Dodgers Are A-Callin’

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: The Dodgers Are A-Callin’

Though he didn’t even appear in the game, last night’s shellacking of Carlos Silva made it incrementally more likely that Chicago Cubs starter Ted Lilly would be traded. With just[Read More…]

by July 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs are “Getting More Serious” About Making Trades

Chicago Cubs are “Getting More Serious” About Making Trades

Assuming that the recent three-game sweep of the woeful Diamondbacks does not convince the Chicago Cubs’ brass that the team is magically delicious again, the Cubs will be looking to[Read More…]

by July 8, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lou Piniella: “We probably will be sellers”

Lou Piniella: “We probably will be sellers”

Even though the Chicago Cubs just managed to secure an AMAZING series victory – their first in 12 tries – the team is still so far behind in the NL[Read More…]

by July 7, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Set to Sign Bobby Howry Officially – Um, to Major League Deal

Cubs Set to Sign Bobby Howry Officially – Um, to Major League Deal

Contrary to my own speculation – you know, perfectly logical, understandable speculation – the impending Bobby Howry signing will not be for a minor league deal, despite his implosion in[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Bullpen Desperation Roulette: Cubs Sign Bobby Howry

You may remember him from such screams as “COME ON!” and “THROW F*&CKING STRIKES!” It appears that recently-released reliever Bobby Howry will be a Chicago Cub again very soon. Comcast[Read More…]


Spring Training in Florida is Back on the Table

Spring Training in Florida is Back on the Table

With the process reaching Ross-Rachel will-they-won’t-they proportions, the Chicago Cubs’ Spring Training future has taken another turn. The Arizona Legislature has yet to pass legislation addressing the funding needed to[Read More…]

by May 1, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Are the Chicago Cubs Shopping Kosuke Fukudome?

Are the Chicago Cubs Shopping Kosuke Fukudome?

Sometimes I come across a rumor from the far reaches of the ‘net that emanates from sources I don’t know. That is not to say it might not have a[Read More…]

by March 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Spring Training Battle Watch: March 5, 2010

Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs extended their winning streak to two games, which is totally awesome! I kid, mostly – though we’ve got to take it where we can get it,[Read More…]

by March 6, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Initial Spring Training Rotation Set

All of the Chicago Cubs’ expected starting pitchers, and those competing to be in the starting rotation, will get a shot in the first week of Cactus League games. The[Read More…]

by March 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Grumble: The Cardinals Just Signed Felipe Lopez

It’s not a game-changer, but Felipe Lopez is a guy worth having on your team. And now he’s on the wrong team. The St. Louis Cardinals reached an agreement with[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
So, Why Didn’t the Cubs Consider Felipe Lopez?

So, Why Didn’t the Cubs Consider Felipe Lopez?

The Chicago Cubs are done making any major moves this offseason, and therefore, are apparently going to head into the 2010 season with a Mike Fontenot/Jeff Baker platoon at second[Read More…]