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Tom Ricketts Gives Jim Hendry a Vote of Confidence – Sort of

Tom Ricketts Gives Jim Hendry a Vote of Confidence – Sort of

The Chicago Cubs stand a miserable 39-50 at the pseudo midpoint of the season with almost no mathematical chance of making the playoffs. Their payroll – more than $146 million – is[Read More…]

by July 13, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Ted Lilly to the New York Mets?

Now that Cliff Lee is off the trade market, Chicago Cubs starter Ted Lilly becomes the best available lefty starting pitcher on the market, and remains one of the best[Read More…]

by July 10, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Is the Trade Market for Carlos Zambrano Going to Shape Up?

Is the Trade Market for Carlos Zambrano Going to Shape Up?

One of the many pieces the Chicago Cubs would no doubt like to move is currently-restricted pitcher Carlos Zambrano. Still away from the team while he receives anger management treatment[Read More…]

by July 9, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
God’s Wrath Watch: Jeff Baker Lost Vision in His Right Eye

God’s Wrath Watch: Jeff Baker Lost Vision in His Right Eye

Chicago Cubs utility player Jeff Baker is headed to an eye specialist for an examination of his right eye, which started given him problems late in yesterday’s game against the[Read More…]

by May 28, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Casey Blake Says Ted Lilly is a Cheater

Casey Blake Says Ted Lilly is a Cheater

The Chicago Cubs just took two of three from the Los Angeles Dodgers on the strength of two dominant pitching performances from Ryan Dempster and Ted Lilly. The latter pitcher’s[Read More…]

by May 28, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Andrew Cashner to the Iowa Bullpen

Andrew Cashner to the Iowa Bullpen

Surprising news out of AAA Iowa today, as top pitching prospect Andrew Cashner – he of the sub-1.00 ERA as a starter at Iowa – is being moved to the[Read More…]

Zambrano Simulates Game, We Simulate Excitement

Zambrano Simulates Game, We Simulate Excitement

Chicago Cubs reliever starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano is being stretched out for a return to the rotation, having thrown a simulated game yesterday. Zambrano threw 73 pitches Monday in a[Read More…]

by May 25, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Joel Sherman: Carlos Silva to the Dodgers for George Sherrill?

Joel Sherman: Carlos Silva to the Dodgers for George Sherrill?

With a theoretical surplus of starting pitchers, and an actual need for a late-inning reliever, rumors about Chicago Cubs trades were bound to start swirling. And Joel Sherman of the New[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Adventures in Pettiness: Teams Still Angry About Cubs Tax

Adventures in Pettiness: Teams Still Angry About Cubs Tax

As the so-called “Cubs Tax” works its way through the Arizona Legislature, sans support from Major League Baseball or the other Cactus League teams, the Chicago Cubs continue to lean[Read More…]

by March 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Jerry Reinsdorf and the Mayor of Mesa Are Probably Not Friends

Jerry Reinsdorf and the Mayor of Mesa Are Probably Not Friends

Jerry Reinsdorf, the owner of the Chicago White Sox, recently voiced his opposition to a decision being made by the state legislature in Arizona to help fund the Chicago Cubs’[Read More…]

by February 8, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Remember Joel Guzman?

Remember Joel Guzman?

There was a time when a kid named Joel Guzman was basically the top infield prospect in all of baseball. He was 19, 20 years old, and he had the[Read More…]

The Chicago Cubs 2010 Television Schedule

The Chicago Cubs have announced their broadcast schedule for the 2010 season, and it will feature the lowest number of games on WGN in a long, long time – just[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs Are Considering Kris Benson

The Cubs Are Considering Kris Benson

Though the Chicago Cubs are not looking for another starting pitcher – or looking to make any other considerable free agent acquisitions – they’ll continue to monitor guys they can[Read More…]

by February 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Reed Johnson is Headed to the Dodgers

Once the Chicago Cubs signed Xavier Nady, the writing was on the wall with respect to free agent outfielder Reed Johnson. And now, according to Ken Rosenthal, Johnson is being targeted hard[Read More…]

by January 31, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
Cubs Reportedly Prefer Chan Ho Park to Kiko Calero

Cubs Reportedly Prefer Chan Ho Park to Kiko Calero

Late last week, the Chicago Cubs reportedly entered negotiations with reliever Kiko Calero to fill the “need” for another right-handed, late-inning reliever. For whatever reason, those talks have cooled –[Read More…]

by January 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Looking at Mark Mulder

Cubs Looking at Mark Mulder

Hooray! The Chicago Cubs are looking at a starting pitcher! Oh … it’s Mark Mulder? The Cubs, Dodgers and Cardinals are among the teams still monitoring the progress of left-hander[Read More…]

by January 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs Considering Jon Garland

Chicago Cubs Considering Jon Garland

With Ted Lilly rehabbing from surgery, with an empty fifth starter spot, and with Randy Wells coming out of nowhere last year, we’ve been saying for months that the 2010[Read More…]

by January 4, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
In Case You Needed a Kick in the Crotch: Cubs Playoff Disasters of the 2000s

In Case You Needed a Kick in the Crotch: Cubs Playoff Disasters of the 2000s

This may come as something of a surprise, but the 2000s were not kind to the Chicago Cubs. Sure, they were more competitive in this decade than any of the[Read More…]

by December 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

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